Rich Schwerdtfeger    (2QN2)

Richard Schwerdtfeger, ( Richard is a Distinguished Engineer in the IBM Emerging Technologies group. His responsibilities include overall accessibility architecture and strategy for IBM software. Richard is a working member of the W3C WAI Protocols and Formats and HTML working groups. He was previously of the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines which is now a W3C recommendation. Richard joined IBM at the Watson Research Center in 1993 where he helped design and develop IBM Screen Reader/2. Since then, he co-lead the Java Accessibilty design and development with Sun through the IBM/Sun Java accessibility collaboration. Rich was the architectural lead on the Web Accessibility Gateway which was a transcoding gateway for seniors. He now leads the W3C Dynamic Web Accessibility effort.    (2QN3)