VaShaun Jones is president of Fedora Outlier, the first nationally-recognized firm delivering consulting, teaching and support for Apple’s range of accessible technologies to blind and low vision individuals. Fedora’s mission is to educate, equip and empower the blindness community for success in the workplace, classroom and at play.
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- “We may have lost our sight, but we have not lost our vision.” – Bronwyn Rummery
- VaShaun was a debt collection specialist. He saw just how much money was flowing through that industry and felt he could easily replicate. Well, $6,000 and a ruined partnership later, he was calling his old company for his job back :-(
Entrepreneurial AHA Moment
- VaShaun tells a great AHA story he had whilst on a cruise ship. He loves Fedora’s, knew Apple’s current solution for blind users needed a top-down revamping, and Fedora Outlier LLC was born!
- Fedora Outlier is in massive startup mode, moving 100mph in a lot of directions. VaShaun has assembled a great team around him, and their mission and passion is pure!
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