Allen Hoffman

Allen Hoffman is the Deputy Executive Director for the Department of Homeland Security Accessible Systems & Technology Division within the Office of the Chief Information Officer.Mr. Hoffman has a long history as a developer, accessibility advocate and subject matter expert.Allen participated in the update of the Section 508 standards from start to finish.Allen has been instrumental in stand up of the accessible systems & technology program at DHS, and previously atthe IRS.Mr. Hoffman has advocated for harmonizing IT accessibility best practices to expedite delivery of equal access to employees and customers with disabilities through his work within the Federal government, and also as a member of the International Association of Accessibility professionals.Mr. Hoffman believes that people with disabilities are an invaluable part of society both on and off the job and deserve equal access to information and data.