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Accessibility Strategies in Media with Lori Samuels

February 18, 2022

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Welcome to 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast, a show on all things accessibility. This month’s episode features Lori Samuels and is all about accessibility strategies in media.

Lori Samuels is the Senior Director of Accessibility at NBCUniversal. Lori leads strategic accessibility programs to institute best practices in inclusive design, provide training for software development teams, drive cultural maturity in disability inclusion, and fortify executive sponsorship.

Lori has had career roles in Software Engineering, Engineering Management, Technical Program Management, and Accessibility Consulting. Her passion for making technology work for people of all abilities started in 1993 when she was Director of Engineering at Broderbund Software. She went on to start Intuit’s enterprise accessibility program and delivered the first-ever accessible version of QuickBooks. Prior to joining NBC, Lori led accessibility programs and initiatives at Microsoft.

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