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All Access with John Samuel: Episode 4 with Zuby Onwuta
August 21, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 2 Min Read

Think and Zoom is creating a world where a visual impairment or disability no longer steals dreams or kills careers. That’s a very heavy statement. We aim to empower the […]

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Why I Was Reminded That We All Need to Celebrate the ADA
August 5, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel, Chief Innovation Architect, LCI Tech On July 30th, we held the “What’s the Deal with disABILITIES: The Triangle Celebrates 30 Years of the ADA.“ The idea of […]

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All Access with John Samuel & Birkir Gunnarsson
June 19, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Personal Stories | 1 Min Read

  In Episode 2 of All Access with John Samuel, hear from Birkir Gunnarsson, the Digital Accessibility Lead for BB&T, now Truist. Birkir also is a three-time cancer survivor, two-time […]

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30 Months Later, Reflecting on the 30%
June 9, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel During my first couple of weeks at LCI, I was writing my thoughts and feelings, which took the form of a blog. At the time, I had […]

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Why More Than The Menu Wins Rave Revues
May 14, 2020|Customer Service, Personal Stories | 2 Min Read

By Shannon Garner A little under a year ago, a friend of mine introduced me to this amazing restaurant on Hillsborough Street called Coco Bongo. Coco Bongo is a Mexican […]

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The Inspiration to Weaponize Empathy
May 12, 2020|Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel Recently, I had the honor of taping the commencement speech for the George Washington School of Business, my alma mater. It’s an amazing honor and I never thought […]

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Accessibility Can Be Sexy
May 7, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

by John Samuel   Since Covid-19 has kept us homebound, I have found myself not wearing a watch anymore. There’s definitely a whole other blog we can devote to the […]

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Improving the Customer Service Experience for Individuals with Disabilities
March 4, 2020|Customer Service, Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

by Susanne Meyer   Customers with disabilities are precisely that – customers. Part of what this means is that they occasionally have to approach customer service to report and resolve […]

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February 14, 2020|Personal Stories | 1 Min Read
Do not miss our very own John Samuel at the 2019 D&I Conference: Reimagine Diversity: Driving Cultural Intelligence, on August 7 at the Briar Creek Country club (Raleigh, NC). John [...]
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LCI Tech’s John Samuel Shares What Companies he is watching in 2020
January 17, 2020|Personal Stories | 1 Min Read

  Last fall, John Samuel was selected to the Business Journal’s Influencers: Rising Stars list, and took part in a year-end survey where he identified the companies and executives he […]

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