John Murphy, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

John Murphy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

With his appointment to executive vice president and CFO in April 2018, John Murphy is putting his more than 25 years of finance experience to work leading Adobe’s worldwide Finance and Operations team and driving continued business momentum.  
Previously serving as Adobe’s Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) and Corporate Controller, John has quickly built a reputation as a champion for growth and innovation by leading initiatives to help the company scale the organization and re-imagine its processes using cutting-edge technologies. 
Prior to joining Adobe in 2017, John was CAO and Global Controller at Qualcomm, where he managed a global team leading core financial functions for the company. Previously he spent 10 years at DIRECTV, ultimately leaving the company as senior vice president and Chief Accounting Officer and Controller.  John also held senior financial positions at Experian and Nestlé and began his professional career at PWC. 
He has an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and a B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University and is a licensed CPA (inactive).
If John wasn’t Adobe’s CFO he’d be starring in his own home renovation show on HGTV.

Get to Know Adobe’s CFO, John Murphy

As a recent addition to the Adobe executive team, John Murphy brings a fresh perspective to his role as CFO. “Coming from much larger companies, I bring my experience across several industries in scaling the business operations to create effective and impactful organizations,” John says. “Adobe has such an incredibly bright future, and my job is to help us realize the potential ahead.”