Welcome to the Intuit Accessibility Summit 2019

Accessibility ChampionIntuit’s Annual Accessibility Summit is an opportunity for Bangalore’s tech companies and community organizations to come together and share their knowledge on building inclusive experiences. This year’s summit is focused on employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The summit includes presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and conversations.

Intuit Accessibility

Intuit builds compelling user experiences for our customers, regardless of their physical, sensory, communication, and cognitive abilities. Our inclusive workspace, customer outreach, and leading industry initiatives help expand accessibility opportunities. Intuit India received the 2017 Mphasis Universal Design Award for its efforts to build accessible products and inclusive workplace.


08:45 AM – 09:30 AM
Breakfast-Registration-Building Network
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM
Welcome Note – Somnath Baishya (Director HR Intuit)
09:45 AM – 10:05 AM
Madhumitha Venkataraman (Diversity Dialogues): Building a mental health inclusive workplace/ Attitudes towards disability
10:05 AM – 10:25 AM
Anu Biswas (Prakat): Jobs versus Careers for people with disability
10:25 AM – 10:45 AM
Vidya Rao (Wipro):
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Employers Perspective on Candidates with Disabilities- Hiring, Onboarding, and measuring Success

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Varsha Agarwal (VMWare) Workshop: Mentoring candidates How to represnt themselve for Interview

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM
Rama Krishnamachari: Legislation for accessibility
12:25 PM – 12:35 PM
The Invisibles Team: Performance by the group 
12:35 PM – 02:00 PM
LUNCH BREAKOUT and Stall visit
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM
Siva Priya  (Inclusion and accessibility professional) Accessibility and inclusion for corporates
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Panel Discussion with Employee with Disabilities: What corporate should Do in hiring people with disabilities
  • Siva Priya J – Inclusion and accessibility professional
  • Prathap Ram    – JP Morgan
  • Jeevan B Manoj – Microsoft
  • Gagandeep Chandok – President -Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Bangalore
03:30 PM – 03:40 PM
The Invisibles Team: Performance by the group 
03:40 PM
CLOSURE NOTE- Ted Drake (Intuit)