Scott Belsky

Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President, Creative Cloud

Scott Belsky’s primary focus is making Creative Cloud a creativity platform for all. As chief product officer and executive vice president, Creative Cloud, Scott leads product management and engineering for Creative Cloud products and services, Adobe Spark and Behance, Adobe’s community of 10 million creatives. Scott also oversees Adobe’s design team responsible for experience design in Creative Cloud and Document Cloud.


Prior to joining Adobe in December 2017, Scott was a venture investor at Benchmark in San Francisco. This is Scott’s second tenure at Adobe. He originally joined the company after it acquired Behance in 2012. At that time, he led Adobe’s mobile strategy for Creative Cloud. Scott co-founded Behance in 2006 and served as its CEO for six years.


Over the years, Scott has pursued other projects to help organise and empower creative people. These projects include 99U, Behance’s creative think tank and conference and his best-selling book Making Ideas Happen.

Scott has been an advisor on design and product management for leading companies and institutions, including Adidas, Pentagram, Pinterest, Proctor & Gamble, Facebook and the United States Government. In 2010, Fast Company included Scott on its list of “100 Most Creative People in Business.”


Scott holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the board of Globality, a referrals platform that empowers the careers of independent professionals, the advisory board of Cornell University’s Entrepreneurship Programme and the board of trustees for the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum.

In the media

Changing the Way People Create


At a virtual Adobe MAX 2021 broadcast around the world, Scott outlines how Creative Cloud is enabling creative collaboration, driving innovation and empowering creative careers.

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Scott’s blog posts

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Launching a New Version of Creative Cloud for a New Era of Creativity

New Creative Cloud releases enable creative collaboration, drive innovation and empower creative careers
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How Good Interaction Design Builds Trust

Adobe completes acquisition


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Announcing Adobe Substance 3D: Tools for the Next Generation of Creativity

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Adobe Illustrator is Coming to the iPad

Everything’s coming together for mobile creativity


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Adobe Unveils Innovation at MAX 2020 Creativity Conference 

Lessons from the Messy Middle of a Startup’s Journey

Content Authenticity


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