Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. Our creative, marketing and document solutions empower everyone from emerging artists to global brands to bring digital creations to life and deliver them to the right person at the right moment for the best results.
 
 
Founded
December 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock
Corporate headquarters
San Jose, California, USA
Incorporated
October 1983 in California;
reincorporated in Delaware May 1997
Stock symbol
ADBE (NASDAQ)
Initial public offering
August 20, 1986, at split-adjusted share price of US$.17
Revenue
Fiscal 2015 revenue: US$4.795 billion (FY ended November 27, 2015)
Employees
More than 13,000 worldwide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our solutions

 

Adobe Document Cloud

Adobe Document Cloud enables people to manage critical documents at work, at home and across mobile devices with an integrated set of services for creating, reviewing, approving, signing and tracking documents from anywhere.
At the heart of Document Cloud is Adobe Acrobat DC, the world’s best PDF solution, which offers a stunning, touch-enabled interface, powerful companion mobile apps and e-signing capabilities.
  • Over 150 million agreements have been processed with Adobe Document Cloud eSign Services.
  • In 2015, over 50 billion PDFs were opened in Adobe products alone.
  • There are up to 300,000 installs per day of Acrobat Reader, just from the three major app stores.
  • A document signed, shared and stored in Document Cloud has a 91% smaller environmental footprint than it would printed on paper — and it costs 90% less.
  • Acrobat, together with Reader, is one of the most widely distributed pieces of software, used on over a billion desktops and mobile devices worldwide.

 

Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud delivers the world’s leading creative desktop tools, mobile apps, and services like Adobe Stock images. It connects them seamlessly together with Adobe CreativeSync technology and CC Libraries, enabling users to work effortlessly across desktop and mobile devices for connected creative workflows.

Featuring apps such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Creative Cloud helps people produce their best work - and the value of membership increases all the time through exclusive product and service offerings and feature updates.

  • Over 90% of the world’s creative professionals use Photoshop.
  • Adobe has shipped thousands of new and enhanced features to members since Creative Cloud was introduced in 2012.
  • Behance, Adobe’s online creative community, has over 6 million members. Creatives worldwide use Behance to showcase work and find inspiration.

Adobe Marketing Cloud

Adobe Marketing Cloud empowers companies to use big data to effectively reach and engage customers with highly personalized marketing content across all digital touchpoints.
Eight tightly integrated solutions offer marketers a complete set of technologies for analytics, web and app experience management, testing and targeting, advertising, video, audience management, social engagement and campaign orchestration.
  • More than two-thirds of Fortune 50 companies use Adobe Marketing Cloud today, including 8 of the top 10 Internet retailers, all of the top 10 commercial banks and all of the top 10 media companies and top 10 auto manufacturers.
  • 8 of the 10 largest agencies and 8 of the top 12 systems integrators built their digital marketing practices around Adobe Marketing Cloud.
  • In 2015, Adobe Marketing Cloud processed over 40 trillion transactions, including 1.5 trillion mobile transactions.
  • In 2015, Adobe predicted total online sales forThanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday within 97% accuracy.


Leaders

Shantanu Narayen
President and Chief Executive Officer
 

Michael Dillon
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary 

 

Mark Garrett
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 

Bryan Lamkin
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media

 

Ann Lewnes
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

 

Donna Morris
Executive Vice President, Customer and Employee Experience

 

Abhay Parasnis
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer 

 

Brad Rencher
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Marketing 

 

Matt Thompson
Executive Vice President,
Worldwide Field Operations

Chairmen of the Board

Charles Geschke
Founder and Chairman of the Board
 
John Warnock
Founder and Chairman of the Board

 

Major acquisitions

 

Fotolia, 2015
Neolane, 2013

Behance, 2012

Efficient Frontier, 2012

Day Software, 2010

Omniture, Inc., 2009

Macromedia, Inc., 2005

Aldus, 1994

Corporate Responsibility

We believe that creativity is the catalyst for positive change. Through our efforts, we inspire creativity in people who want to make a meaningful impact in the following areas:
Education — We ignite creativity in the next generation of digital media makers and coders so they can innovate, grow our economies and make a real social impact.
Sustainability — We foster a culture of sustainability, working to preserve natural resources throughout our business operations.
Community — We empower change agents in our communities by investing in our employees’ and partners’ best ideas for solving social problems where they live and work.
Corporate Responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

Our core values

 

Genuine
Sincere, trustworthy and reliable
Exceptional
Committed to creating exceptional experiences that delight our employees and customers
Innovative
Highly creative and always striving to connect new ideas with business realities
Involved
Inclusive, open and actively engaged with our customers, partners, employees and the communities we serve

 

Industry recognition

 

3 Greenest Company out of 500 publicly traded companies in America, 5 in the world
Newsweek Green Rankings, 2015
 
15 years on “100 Best Companies to Work For” list
FORTUNE Magazine
 
6 years on “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list
Ethisphere Institute, 2015
"World's Most Innovative Companies" list
Forbes, 2015
 
“Top 100 Best Global Brands” list
Interbrand, 2015
 
6 on India’s “Best Companies to Work For” list
Great Places to Work Institute, 2014
 
21 on “Bay Area's Top Corporate Philanthropists” list
San Francisco Business Times, 2013
3 Computer Software company on “World's Most Admired Companies” list
FORTUNE Magazine, 2015
 
World’s first corporation to achieve four Platinum-level Certications for Energy and Environmental Design Excellence
U.S. Green Building Council