Creating a workplace that works for everyone.

Diversity and inclusion
Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO, Adobe
“Much of Adobe’s success can be attributed to a simple belief that our founders instilled in our culture: Great ideas come from everywhere in the company. In today’s ultra-competitive environment, it’s critical to cultivate a strong, diverse workforce who bring their best ideas to work every day. We are committed to making Adobe a great place to work, where everyone can contribute and succeed.”
 — Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO, Adobe

Adobe is investing in three key areas to drive greater diversity and inclusion worldwide.


Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by serving others.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by serving others.

In the news


Adobe releases diversity pay data for U.S. workforce.
Expanding family leave benefits.
In 2015 we announced exciting improvements to our family leave programs to better support working families. These changes make it easier for employees in the U.S. and India to care for a new child. 

In Australia, Adobe extends maternity leave to attract
top talent.
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In Washington state, Adobe endorses the “No on I-1515” movement to ensure equal and fair treatment of transgender citizens.
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In Australia, Adobe joins corporations that support marriage equality.
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Adobe is featured by Girls Who Code for our support of this dynamic organization dedicated to teaching girls computer science.
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Adobe hosts 50+ young female leaders for GenHERation's Summer Discovery Days.
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Adobe diversity by the numbers

Explore our metrics to see where we are and how we’re moving the needle to improve our diversity over the long term. We know we have a lot more work to do to create a workforce that’s as diverse as our customers and the communities in which we do business.
Global Workforce
global workforce
People Managers
people managers
Technical Employees
tech employees



Source: Data ending fiscal year 2016
(December 2, 2016)




Ethnicity - U.S. Only
Ethnicity - US only
key 2
Source: 2016 EE0-1 report, which reflects the U.S. government reporting requirements