Abhay Parasnis

Abhay Parasnis

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Abhay has always been fascinated with how things work — from gadgets to hardware and software. His early passion for tinkering paved the way for his commitment to tech innovation and formed the basis of his core belief: Continuous reinvention is how businesses disrupt and lead. At Adobe, Abhay is applying that same desire to disrupt and lead to the company’s technology strategy, bringing fresh ideas and insight to initiatives across cloud platform, mobility, data science and ecosystems. Before joining Adobe in 2015, Abhay led teams at IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, i2 and Kony and contributed to more than 20 patents.
If Abhay were not at Adobe, he would spend time hiking mountains and canyons pursuing landscape photography.

Abhay Parasnis joins Adobe as CTO


In July 2015, Abhay Parasnis joined Adobe as the CTO to lead Adobe’s technology strategy and innovation agenda. Abhay says, “I have great respect for Adobe’s successful transition to cloud-based services. Having led similar efforts at Oracle and Microsoft, I know firsthand how challenging that shift is for business, technology and the company culture. I’m energised by the opportunity to continue the journey and help take Adobe into its next phase of growth.”


Read the introductory Q&A with Abhay and the press release.





Adobe Summit 2016

Abhay Parasnis articulates Adobe’s vision and strategy for an open platform and robust partner ecosystem.

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