Patrick H. Lauke

Patrick is a Principal Accessibility Specialist at TetraLogical. He is a member and active contributor in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines working group, chair and co-editor of the W3C Pointer Events specification, and co-editor of the ARIA in HTML and W3C Touch Events Level 2 specifications.

In a previous life, he was Principal Accessibility Engineer at The Paciello Group, and before that worked as Web Evangelist in the Developer Relations team at Opera Software. He’s been involved in the discourse around Web Standards and Accessibility since 2001, actively speaking at conferences and participating in early initiatives such as the Web Standards Project (WaSP).

Patrick H. Lauke
Photograph of Pat, looking thoughtful as he's probably contemplating WACG 2.5.1, with a short, neatly trimmed beard and moustache, wearing glasses with a rectangular black frame and a slight frown