Dan was appointed to the role of CFO and executive vice president in October 2021 and leads the Finance, Technology Services and Operations organisation. Dan is applying his years of technology and finance knowledge and experience to oversee Adobe’s company-wide operations with rigour and ongoing excellence, drive enablement at scale and power innovation across the organisation.
Dan brings extensive expertise in global strategy, financial planning and operations and mergers and acquisitions and decades of experience in the technology industry. Durn most recently served as a senior vice president and CFO of Applied Materials from 2017 to 2021. He was previously executive vice president and CFO at NXP Semiconductors N.V. following its merger with Freescale Semiconductor. Before Freescale, Dan was CFO and executive vice president of Finance and Administration at GlobalFoundries and served as managing director, head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategy at Mubadala Technology Fund. Prior to that, Dan was vice president of Mergers and Acquisitions in the technology practice at Goldman Sachs & Company.
Dan received his M.B.A. in Finance from the Columbia Business School and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Control Systems Engineering. He served in the Navy for six years, reaching the rank of lieutenant.