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Accessibility – The New Cool

Accessibility - The New Cool

Think Accessibility - Think BarrierBreak

BarrierBreak is the leader in offshore Digital Accessibility testing and consulting based in India, founded in the year 2004 with a strong belief that that technology can empower people with disabilities and elderly to live independently.

BarrierBreak was founded on three basic principles – technology, hiring people with disabilities and a for-profit model.

Our Vision

Advancing the digital landscape to enable the experience for people with disabilities.

Our Values

  • We are Inclusive
  • We are Innovative
  • We act with Integrity
  • We promote Ownership
  • We Nurture our employees and stakeholders

Our StrengthCreating a limitless future

  • People that know accessibility - A team of experts that live and breathe accessibility to assist your teams to think accessibility.
  • Process Integration is key - We help you decide how to add accessibility to your existing processes and recommend how to bring accessibility at each step of the way.
  • Product that is accessible - Build accessibility features and support into your products and get the edge over your competitors.
  • Pricing that is reasonable - We help you meet your accessibility requirements and support you through the product development life cycle with a cost effective solution.

Founder Shilpi Kapoor

A serial entrepreneur with a passion for technology and disability, looking at ways to make digital accessibility a priority! She has been recognized as one of the Top 15 Women Transforming India by Niti Aayog 2019 and as one of the Top 20 Most Powerful Women in Business in India for the year 2017 by Business Today magazine.

Shilpi is the founder of BarrierBreak and 247 Accessible Documents who is motivated to ensure that as the organization scales, it impacts the lives of disabled people globally and has developed Newz Hook - India's 1st inclusive news website and app.

An Ashoka Fellow and a recipient of “NCPEDP – Shell Helen Keller Award 2008” – Non-disabled role model supporter of increased employment opportunities for people with disabilities, she has successfully built a sustainable business model in disability products and services.

Meet the Senior Team

BarrierBreak team is headed by a group of senior management team to whom we owe our global reputation. The senior team are outstanding in their respective fields and are committed towards excellence and organizational development.

Priti RohraChief Accessibility Officer

Shashank KapurDirector - Strategy & Growth

David Banes Consultant – UK & Europe

Fahad LambateAssociate Accessibility Director

Ramya VenkiteshHead New Initiatives

Harshala Dhotre Head - People & Culture

Abhay Kapur Product Manager

Nilam Jadhav Head – Accounts

Amit BagweAccessibility & Assistive Technology Specialist

Join Our Team

If you love technology and are passionate about accessibility, send your resume to

Awards & Recognition

We are honored to be recognized for our success in the accessibility industry and look forward to continue our efforts towards creating an inclusive society.

Zero Project Awards

Innovative Practice on Accessibility

NCPEDP – Mindtree Awards 2017

Role Model Companies / NGO / Institutions

Ascent Awards

Business Innovation of the Year

Indian ISV Awards

Best Application for Special Needs People

NCPEDP-Mphasis UD Awards 2016

Exemplary & innovative work in accessibility

IDA Awards

Accessibility and Assistive Technology in Education

Standards we meet

These third party certifications & Reports reveal our commitment towards providing the best services to our customers and our on going efforts in accessibility & innovation.

W3C logo
IAAP - International Association of Accessibility Professionals organizational member logo
DAISY DFI Forum of India logo

Members of:
W3C, IAAP & Daisy forum of India.

Women-Owned Business by WeConnect International Reflecting our commitment to diversity and empowerment

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