Since 2011, John Robinson has served as managing partner, CEO and founder of Our Ability Inc., an organization that provides inclusive workforce and employment consulting, mentoring, workshops and keynotes as well as seminars on disability and diversity. With its mission to reduce the unemployment rate from 70% to 60% for people with disabilities in the U.S. , Our Ability has a coalition of 40 New York state businesses interested in hiring individuals with disabilities.
They have joined Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program to use AI technology to create accessible and inclusive technology for the employment of people with disabilities. In March 2018, Robinson was named the Capital Region Chamber Champion of the Year. He was awarded one of 10 national White House Champions of Change for Disability Employment awards in 2014 and is the subject of “Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story,” a public television documentary.