Elie is president and founder at Opquast and has worked for over 20 years on Web Quality Assurance. He divides his time between managing and running the Opquast company and network, giving training and participation in web conferences (Csun San Diego, DevCon Mauritius, ParisWeb, Confoo Montreal, keynote speaker in 2013 and 2016 at Accessibility Québec, Codeurs en Seine, TuniSeo Tunis, Data on the Web London, Chancellery of the Belgium Prime Minister - Brussels).
He has given courses on web quality assurance in many universities and colleges: Paris Dauphine, Paris 5 René Descartes University, Réunion Island University, Toulouse University and Toulouse Business School, HEC – Telecom Paris, Skema Business School, ECV Digital, Digital Campus, Bordeaux University, Limoges University, Ecole des Mines d’Alès, Avignon University, IDHEAP Lausanne (Switzerland), Institut International du Multimédia (Paris La Défense), Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (Paris).
He wrote the two first versions of the French accessibility standard for the public sector (RGAA - Référentiel Général d’Amélioration de l’Accessibilité). He’s also the founder of Temesis, a consulting company specializing in ecodesign, accessibility, and quality assurance. He wrote more than 100 articles about web quality assurance. As an expert member of the Google Developer Network (UX category), he mentored several startups during the Google launchpads in Europe.
The opquast online and training certification Elie and his team created have about 13,000 certified professionals around the globe. They recently launched their training in English, and soon we will be releasing the Spanish version.
Father of two, he lives and works in Bordeaux, France.
Twenty years ago, Elie Sloïm chose to dedicate his professional life to web quality assurance. He started asking, ”What does quality mean for a web user?” Well, this article explains everything he has learned along the way.