Only Adobe gives everyone — from emerging artists to global brands — everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. 
December 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock
Corporate headquarters
San Jose, California, USA
October 1983 in California;
reincorporated in Delaware May 1997
Stock symbol
Initial public offering
August 20, 1986, at split-adjusted share price of US$.17
Fiscal 2017 Revenues: US$7.302 billion (FY ended Dec. 1, 2017)
More than 18,000 worldwide







Our solutions


Adobe Document Cloud

Adobe Document Cloud helps organizations drive business faster and deliver superior customer experiences, on any device, by making paper-based processes 100% digital. At the heart of Document Cloud is Acrobat DC, the world’s best PDF solution; Adobe Sign, the leading e-signature solution that allows anyone to sign and send documents from any device; and powerful companion mobile apps. Document Cloud offers integrations with industry leaders like Salesforce, Microsoft, Workday, Dropbox and Box, so people can work the way they’re accustomed to working.
  • 200 billion PDFs were opened in Adobe products in 2017.
  • Over 8 billion electronic and digital signature transactions were processed through Adobe Document Cloud in the past year.
  • The Adobe Scan application has been downloaded 10.5+M times since the release in June 2017.
  • Documents created, signed, shared, and stored in Adobe Document Cloud drive a 90% cost savings and 91% reduction in environmental impact compared to paper-based processes.

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud delivers the world’s leading creative desktop tools, mobile apps, and services such as Adobe Stock images. It connects them seamlessly together with their assets through CC Libraries, enabling users to work effortlessly across desktop and mobile devices for connected creative workflows. Featuring apps such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Creative Cloud helps people produce their best work - and the value of membership increases all the time through exclusive product and service offerings and feature updates.

  • Over 90% of the world’s creative professionals use Photoshop.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud mobile apps have been downloaded over 282 million times.
  • Adobe Stock offers 120 million assets including images, templates, 3D assets, over 7 million stock videos, and over 600,000 Premium collection images.
  • Behance, Adobe’s online creative community, has over 10 million members. Creatives worldwide use Behance to showcase work and find inspiration.

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Adobe Experience Cloud

Adobe Marketing Cloud empowers companies to use big data to effectively reach and engage customers with highly personalized marketing content across all digital touchpoints.
Eight tightly integrated solutions offer marketers a complete set of technologies for analytics, web and app experience management, testing and targeting, advertising, video, audience management, social engagement and campaign orchestration.
  • More than two-thirds of Fortune 50 companies use Adobe Marketing Cloud today, including 8 of the top 10 Internet retailers, all of the top 10 commercial banks, media companies and auto manufacturers.
  • 10 of the 10 largest agencies and 8 of the top 12 systems integrators built their digital marketing practices around Adobe Marketing Cloud.
  • In the last year, Adobe Marketing Cloud processed over 71 trillion transactions.
  • In 2016, Adobe predicted total online sales for Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday within 99% accuracy.
*Over the past 12 months ending Q2 FY2018


Shantanu Narayen
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer 


John Murphy
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Dana Rao
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Bryan Lamkin
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media

Scott Belsky
Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Creative Cloud


Ann Lewnes
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer


Donna Morris
Executive Vice President, Customer and Employee Experience


Abhay Parasnis
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Brad Rencher
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Marketing 


Matt Thompson
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations


Gloria Chen
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth

Charles Geschke
John Warnock


Major acquisitions


Magento, 2018

TubeMogul, 2016

Livefyre, 2016


Fotolia, 2015

Neolane, 2013

Behance, 2012


Efficient Frontier, 2012
Day Software, 2010
Omniture, Inc., 2009

Macromedia, Inc., 2005

Aldus, 1994

Corporate Responsibility

We believe that creativity is the catalyst for positive change. Through our efforts, we inspire creativity in people who want to make a meaningful impact in the following areas:
Education — We ignite creativity in the next generation of digital media makers and coders so they can innovate, grow our economies and make a real social impact.
Sustainability — We foster a culture of sustainability, working to preserve natural resources throughout our business operations.
Community — We empower change agents in our communities by investing in our employees’ and partners’ best ideas for solving social problems where they live and work.
Corporate Responsibility






Our core values


Sincere, trustworthy and reliable
Committed to creating exceptional experiences that delight our employees and customers
Highly creative and always striving to connect new ideas with business realities
Inclusive, open and actively engaged with our customers, partners, employees and the communities we serve


Industry recognition


One of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” for AI
Fast Company, 2018
"50 Best Companies for Giving Back" list
"Best Places to Work, Employees' Choice" list
Glassdoor, 2018
#6 “Companies that Care” list
People, 2018
18 years on “100 Best Companies to Work For” list
FORTUNE Magazine
“Top 100 Best Global Brands” list
Interbrand, 2017

"World's Most Innovative Companies" list
Forbes, 2017

Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
Corporate Knights, 2016

#3 Greenest Company out of 500 publicly traded companies in America, #5 in the world
Newsweek Green Rankings, 2015


World’s first corporation to achieve four Platinum-level Certications for Energy and Environmental Design Excellence
U.S. Green Building Council