Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Preserving the status quo is not a winning strategy. As Adobe CEO, this core belief drove Shantanu and his leadership team’s successful transformation of Adobe, moving its creative software franchise from the desktop to the cloud, while creating and leading the explosive digital marketing category. He is passionate about building and empowering teams to drive product innovation and scale Adobe’s business globally, while advancing the company as a respected global brand and corporate citizen. Originally from Hyderabad, India, Shantanu has an undergraduate degree in electronics engineering, a master’s degree in computer science, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He is a board member of Pfizer and U.S.-India Business Council, and was named one of the world’s best CEOs by Barron’s magazine in 2016.
If Shantanu were not at Adobe, he would be a professional golfer.
In the media
12/28/16 Los Angeles Times – Photoshop is Hard to Learn. Adobe Thinks Artificial Intelligence Can Help
Shantanu Talks Experience Business at TiECon
At TiEcon, Shantanu Narayen took the stage to share his perspective on enterprise disruption and the dawn of the Experience Era. Dubbed the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, the event drew roughly 5,000 attendees to Silicon Valley to share ideas, inspiration and talk hot tech trends.