Over the last two decades, she’s launched some of the most disruptive lifestyle tech brands on the market, from Speck Products, SOL REPUBLIC, Pebble Smartwatch, and augmented hearing at Doppler Labs. She now focuses on her board positions and is currently leading accessibility marketing as the Principal Accessibility Marketing Lead at Amazon Lab126. KR is a nationally awarded advocate, with a rising reputation in accessibility marketing, policy and inclusive design. 

KR has advised several companies on inclusive design, culture and brand at several large companies in the technology and finance sector such as Salesforce, Uber, Capital One, Cisco, Google, and X. In 2019, her project Live Caption with Google was announced by the CEO of Google at Google I/O.

 

Diagnosed with severe hearing loss at the age of three, KR has made it her life's work to be a strong advocate and voice championing new technology that enhances the way we connect in the world. She has been awarded a U.S. Congressional award; Silicon Valley's 2015 Top 40 Under 40 and 2017 Women of Influence; 2015 Women on the Move by Women's Business Journal, and nominated for OUTstanding 2017 Leading LGBT+ Executive for her advocacy work in technology.


KR is actively involved with industry organizations that are working toward tech innovation in hearing accessibility and inclusion. KR is on the board for the Hearing Loss Association of America, Consumer Technology Association Foundation, Deaf Kids Code, and the World Wide Hearing Foundation.

 
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