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John Heilbrunn

Portrait photo of John HeilbrunnJohn Heilbrunn, from Denmark, has held countless positions over the years in the field of accessibility. After receiving a degree in electro-acoustics from NYU, he went on to earn his law degree from the University of Copenhagen. Heilbrunn has since worked in various positions in the Danish government, including the Director of Labour Inspection Services and the Director of Social Affairs; he has also served as a liaison between the European Blind Union and the EU. He is currently the Vice-President of the Danish Association of the Blind. Heilbrunn is an impassioned and frequent traveler – he has visited nearly three dozen countries in Asia and Africa alone! At home in Denmark, he has also established a professional recording studio – Mox Studio – and is an active musician, having released several LPs and CD with the Danish band Kester.