Pancho Karamanski

Co-founder Vizioner Foundation, Bulgaria

Pancho is a DJ, music producer and social entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Vizioner Foundation Bulgaria, NGO dedicated to Non formal education of visually impaired people and their social inclusion. He currently workes as software accessibility support in SAP labs Bulgaria.

At the age of 10 he totally lost his eye sight, but at the same time he discovered his passion for pop and dance music. Later, at the age of 17 he earned the prize for Bulgarian national youth best DJ. The next 5 years are full of successful accomplishments and extremely challenging process of learning music production. Pancho created the first special course for sightless musicians in 2012. For the first time, this incredibly talented people got their freedom and independence in the recording studio.

Now, he and his team from Vizioner foundation are working to develop a specially designed course for Soft and social skills for visually impaired people.