Peter Ent is a Computer Scientist at Adobe, working on the Genesis project. Prior to this, Peter worked for Adobe Customer Care as a Flex Support Engineer and then as a Technical Account Manager. Before joining Adobe, Peter worked in the financial services industry at State Street and Fidelity Investments. He also has experience at two start-ups building software applications doing imaging and molecular modeling. Peter holds a bachelor of science in Computer Science from Syracuse University. Visit Peter's blog.

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