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Tim Burgess

Raised Bar
Managing Director
Tim is a computer scientist and musician with over 20 years of experience of creating accessibility solutions for people with visual impairments in a wide variety of workplaces. Prior to creating Raised Bar in 2006, he held positions in an IBM Special Needs Systems agent, Microsoft Product Support Services and an independent accessibility consultancy that provided solution development, training and support throughout the U.K.. Tim created Raised Bar in 2006 in order to address the specific issues surrounding access to music education and technology for visually-impaired musicians and those working with them. The company provides consultancy, training and support to individuals, manufacturers and educational institutions, as well as creating software applications to improve the accessibility of commercially-available hardware and software.