W3C Evangelists represent W3C in various locations and are an extension of W3C's
Business Development Team. They are responsible for identifying and
recruiting new W3C Members, running local events, promoting
W3C Training and fostering
Sponsorship. An Evangelist may cover all W3C technologies in a particular
geographic region or be responsible for a particular Vertical Industry within an assigned geography.
Director, Web Key IT Pty Ltd
Dr Vivienne Conway is the Director of Web Key IT Pty Ltd which she founded in 2011. Web Key IT has a vision to enable website access for persons with disabilities. Web Key IT assists organisations with web-based programs and information to meet the needs of people with disabilities as well as to understand their legal requirements for website accessibility and develop the tools needed to meet the internationally recognised website standards. She is interested in the nexus between accessibility and security – the need to protect the privacy of individuals while making digital content as accessible as possible.
As well as being involved in research and conference presentations, Vivienne leads her team of accessibility professionals to provide consulting, audit and accreditation and training in all aspects of digital accessibility. She is an ardent advocate for the effective recognition of the needs of people with disabilities and their inclusion in our digital society.
Vivienne completed her PhD in IT (website accessibility) at Edith Cowan University and is a Fellow (and Certified Professional - Senior) of the Australian Computer Society. She is active in W3C and the working groups, where Web Key IT is a member.
W3C Evangelist - Brazil
Working with business development, sales and marketing for more than 15 years for global companies as Whirlpool, Unilever and Sony, moving to consulting services at edge Brasil, consulting firm focused on the entrepreneur and innovation ecosystem, that he cofounded in 2015.
Alexandre joined W3C to promote and support local tech community in Brazil to benefit from the adoption of the Web Standards.
A developer by heart. with a passion to looking at the bigger picture of product and strategy. Tsahi joined the world of consulting and entrepreneurship when WebRTC was announced. For the last 20 years, worked in the software communications space as an engineer, manager, marketer and CTO.
Today Tsahi helps companies simplify communication technologies, creating elegant and effective solutions (https://bloggeek.me). Tsahi also serve as Co-founder and CEO of testRTC, a company focusing on testing and monitoring WebRTC applications. Tsahi joined W3C as an evangelist of all things WebRTC.
Before joining W3, Adrian spent three years at a global banking software company, D+H (formerly Fundtech), as a Product Specialist. The company develops transaction banking solutions that automate payments, cash management, financial messaging, instant payments, cross-border payments, and merchant services worldwide. Prior to D+H, he was the regional director for FICO where he served for three years from 2012.
Adrian spent over ten years in Decillion where he held various positions from pre-sales to sales and marketing. He conceptualized the SWIFT outsourcing business while carrying other portfolios in regulatory reporting and payment hub solutions. He was promoted later to Regional Manager, taking charge of business development and strategic planning. Adrian started his career with Pacific Technology in 1998 where he spent three years.
W3C Payments Evangelist - W Europe
Paul is Chairman & Founder of European payments community, Vendorcom; European Evangelist at the World Wide Web Consortium for the Payments Sector; Mentor at fintech accelerator, Level 39; and Member of the UK Payments Systems Regulator Panel and provided the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Payment Systems in the last session of the UK Parliament.
He is passionate about the payments industry and the benefits to be gained by driving innovation through collaboration. His work with Vendorcom ensures that all stakeholders in the industry are connected and have access to authoritative, independent information on strategic and innovative developments, standards, regulation and market opportunities. Paul is recognised for his broad perspective on industry matters as well as his independence, authority and pragmatism in dealing with the increasingly complex change that both merchants and solutions suppliers face.
I started to participate W3C activities with "Requirement of Chinese Text and Layout", an i18n project.
Now I'm W3C Evangelist in Taiwan to spread recent W3C standardization activities to Web Industry, and recruit member in Digital Publishing area and Banking, Telecommunications.
W3C Automotive Evangelist - Global
Twenty plus years international industrial markets experience in Automotive, Chemical/Petroleum, Electronics and Aerospace/Defense. Focus on strategic planning, engineering systems/services and alliance development.
Evangelist - NorthAM
Founder of Stromden Consulting, Inc. (www.stromden.com), Stacey has over 18 years of working-knowledge and sales experience in the electronic payments industry. An expert in consultative sales and translating technical solutions into business opportunities, Stacey has built a career providing solutions to businesses that sell or buy US domestic or international payments processing services. By identifying process improvements and optimization opportunities across the card acquiring supply chain and leveraging payments standards and emerging technologies, Stacey is able to help her clients achieve top line revenue growth while minimizing front-end development costs. Based out of Orange County, CA USA, Stacey has joined W3C to help evangelize the Payments Request API and other W3C web standards in North America and with targeted global clients. Visit www.stromden.com to learn more.
W3C Evangelist for Financial Innovation
Dr. Rachel Yager is the founder of FortuneTimes Group (FTG) 运时国际集团 a New York management consulting firm that accelerates international business growth – in startups and Fortune 500 companies – with state-of-the-art business techniques, emerging technologies and global best practice. Dr. Yager is also the founder of SymposiumX which brings together a community of W3C members and industry thought leaders in building the next generation of emerging technologies and standards for financial innovation.
W3C Evangelist, Spain
Developing relationships with the Spanish-speaking Web communities, promoting standards and building pilot implementations of new recommendations since 2004.