Hector Minto, Microsoft
Hector Minto
Senior Technology Evangelist (Accessibility)

Hector Minto has worked at the cutting edge of Assistive Technology (AT) for 20 years specializing in Alternative Communication (AAC) and Home Automation (EC) for people with physical and learning disabilities, most recently driving the growth and awareness of eyegaze technology across Europe.

Hector’s role at Microsoft as an Accessibility Evangelist sees him engaging across the European workforce and stakeholders to showcase inclusive design, product accessibility, the inclusive hiring program, role of disaibility employee resource groups and accessibility innovation. A critical part of Hector’s role is to learn from Microsoft customers how the company can continue to adapt to the changing needs of the diverse population they support, and to provide this feedback directly to the Microsoft product teams for ongoing improvement of the accessibility of their products, websites, and services.