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Joseph Down

Polaris Technology Group

Joey Down is a disability advocate, accessibility advisor, and technology entrepreneur. Following graduation from the University of Florida, Joey started his advocacy journey as a board member for Lighthouse Central Florida. During those four years he served on the public policy and fund development committee. Visually impaired since age seven, Joey quickly realized serving people with disabilities was going to be his life's work. In the fall of 2019, Joey founded Polaris Technology Group, a company dedicated to utilizing immersive technology to empower people with disabilities to have fulfilled, independent lives. He works as an accessibility consultant for companies at the intersections of policy, technology, disability, and transportation access.

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Events featuring Joseph Down
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