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Envision 508 Inc.

Unlock the hidden value of your PDFs by making them universally accessible.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Envision 508 Inc. is an early stage start-up founded in 2011 with an established management and advisory team. We provide remediation, training, and consulting services for creating universally accessible PDFs. Our target market includes trade and financial organizations which create millions of PDFs annually. By leveraging improvements in software and web based labor tools we are able to create a cost advantage and an effective path to scale.


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    John McAlester

    After learning about the potential of document accessibility John quickly became an expert in the field. He is a contributor to the PDF/UA US ISO Committee which is working to create the international standard for accessible PDF. In house, John maintains the document workflow for Envision 508, constantly working to find the most efficient system for remediating documents for accessibility.

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    Michael Blake
    President and COO

    Michael is an avid entrepreneur with over a decade of experience building solutions for enterprise level customers and clients in the aerospace, entertainment, healthcare, and government industries. Michael previously worked as the CFO of a funded technology start-up in the Orange County area, as well as a partner for a technology consulting firm. Michael holds an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine.

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    Ray Rosel
    VP of Business Development

    Ray M Rosel has been in Tech Sales for over 15 years. He started his career in the Silicon Valley after serving in the US Navy during Desert Storm. He worked for local and national system integrators selling Sun, HDS and other storage and backup solutions. Has worked for many starts up here in the Silicon Valley. While at Sysmaster he helped bring revenue from $0.00 to $20 million selling VoIP solutions.


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    Kent Lai

Previous Investors

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    Steven Blake