Entrepreneurs

Jason DaSilva

Founder at AXS Lab Inc. 

Jason is an Emmy-award winning filmmaker and spokesperson for the disability community, and founder of the non-profit AXS Lab. He has completed four short films and two feature films. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005 and began seven year journey of making When I Walk. Jason has an MFA in Media from Emily Carr University. Jason continues to give voice to those on the periphery of society through his work. In 2014, Jason also won three awards: AAPD Mobility Magazine’s Person of the Year, the Paul E. Hearn Leadership Award, and the Christopher Award for Excellence in Film. Currently he is working on AXS Map, a website and accessibility database to find disability friendly places around the world.