Chairman, President & CEO, Adobe
Chief Product Officer and EVP, Creative Cloud, Adobe
Principal Worldwide Design and Photography Evangelist, Adobe
Community and Content Manager, Illustrator on iPad, Adobe
Vice President of Design, Digital Media, Adobe
Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist, Adobe
Bryan O'Neil Hughes
Director of Product Management, Creative Cloud, Adobe
Senior Director of Product Design, XD, Adobe
Samantha Shoushtari Dohrmann
Content Operations Manager, Adobe
Senior Experience Designer, Adobe
Senior Design Evangelist, Creative Cloud Product Marketing, Adobe
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Chairman, President & CEO
Shantanu Narayen is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Adobe, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world.
Adobe’s mission is to change the world through digital experiences, serving a large customer base from students to business communicators to the world’s largest enterprises. As CEO, Shantanu has transformed the company into an industry innovator by pioneering a cloud-based subscription model for its creative suite, establishing the gold standard for digital documents and creating and leading the explosive digital experience category. Today, he’s driving the company’s strategy to unleash creativity for all, accelerate document productivity and power digital business.
Under Shantanu’s leadership, Adobe has achieved record revenue and industry recognition for its inclusive, innovative and exceptional workplace including being continuously named a Great Place to Work and a Most Admired Company by Fortune.
Shantanu joined Adobe in 1998 as vice president and general manager of its engineering technology group. He became president and COO in 2005, CEO in 2007 and chairman of the board in 2017. Shantanu is vice chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and sits on the board of Pfizer. He previously served as a director of Dell and is a past member of the U.S. President’s Management Advisory Board.
Shantanu has been recognized by several publications as one of the world’s leading executives, including Barron’s World’s Best CEOs and Fortune Businessperson of the Year lists, and named a Top CEO by Glassdoor based on employee feedback. He is a recipient of India’s civilian honor Padma Shri and the Economic Times Global Indian of the Year award.
Before joining Adobe, Shantanu held product development roles at Apple and Silicon Graphics before co-founding an early photo-sharing startup, Pictra.
Shantanu holds five patents. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Osmania University, a master’s degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Shantanu once represented India in sailing at an Asian regatta.
Chief Product Officer and EVP, 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, which is responsible for experience design across all Adobe products.
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.
Scott has been an advisor on design and product management for leading companies and organizations, 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.”
If Scott were not at Adobe, he would be a full-time writer.
Principal Worldwide Design and Photography Evangelist
Principal Worldwide Design & Photography Evangelist for Adobe, Inc. Terry has been with Adobe for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Professional product line. In his current position, he leads the charge of getting customers excited and educated about Adobe Creative Cloud products and services.
In 2016 Terry White was the 34th inductee into the Photoshop Hall of Fame. He has been active in the industry for over 25 years and is the founder and past president of MacGroup-Detroit, “ Michigan’s largest Macintosh users group.
Terry is the host of the top ranked award winning Adobe Creative Cloud TV and has one of the most popular channels on YouTube. He is also the author of Secrets of the Adobe Bridge and co-author of The iPhone Book, The iPhone Book 2nd Edition, The iPhone Book 3rd Edition, The iPhone Book 4th Edition, The iPhone Book 5th Edition, The iPhone Book 6th Edition and InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips.
Community and Content Manager, Illustrator on iPad
Jasmine is a Community and Content Manager for Adobe Illustrator on iPad. Her passion for creativity and appreciation for beautiful things originated at age 7 when she was a little aspiring architect. With an official background in advertising and graphic design, she kicked off her career in the world of the ad industry, exploring her interest in art and commercial production. After a few years of freelancing, Jasmine joined Adobe, and currently manages a community of talented creatives, produces content, and helps build innovative apps.
Jasmine is really passionate about community and believes part of her job responsibility is to use her platform to advocate for underrepresented voices and making the creative industry a more diverse and inclusive space. In the last 3 years, she has advocated for various initiatives supporting this change, including launching her own event with Adobe called, "Black People Create: Diversity in Creativity".
On a night/day off, you can find her immersing herself in outdoor spaces, making Airbnb Wishlist, curating music playlist on Spotify, and performing music with her band.
Vice President of Design, Digital Media
I oversee the multidisciplinary team of designers responsible for the Creative Cloud suite of applications and services at Adobe. My team's responsibilities span Digital Video & Audio, Digital Imaging, Design & Web, Mobile, and Services across web, desktop, and mobile surfaces.
Most recently, I was Director of Design at Adobe for the suite of Creative Cloud Mobile apps, and was Head of Mobile for Behance.
In the past I've worked for Atlantic Records, Parsons School for Design, Warner Music Group, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and for the photographer Lynn Goldsmith.
Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist
Levine has traveled the globe inspiring and educating users on Adobe Creative Cloud. With a focus on video, audio and mobile workflows, you can find Jason streaming daily on Adobe’s Facebook and YouTube channels along with regular Masterclasses each Friday on AdobeLive. Levine has conducted training sessions for the top broadcast corporations around the world including BBC, RTL and SVT. Prior to Adobe, Jason worked in the music industry, engineering hundreds of recordings which prompted the formation of BoodahJooMusic Publishing. Combining years of public performance and songwriting, he began laying down the foundation for a children’s music project entitled Just Play Music™. Jason has presented to more than 850,000 people around the world; he’s also a multi-year, AdobeMAX Master recipient and has become a staple on the AdobeMAX keynote stage.
Director of Product Management, Creative Cloud
Bryan O'Neil Hughes is Director of Product Management, Creative Cloud, at Adobe, overseeing a portfolio of applications & services. Bryan spent fifteen years on Photoshop, a decade as Product Manager (CS3-CC); he’s been closely involved with Lightroom since inception & has launched a number of class-leading mobile products, including Adobe Fresco. Bryan is a regular keynote speaker, author & 5X MAX Master - his videos have enjoyed over 14 million views. Prior to Adobe, Bryan was a professional photographer & retoucher. He lives with his wife & two boys in the Santa Cruz Mountains, where he's slowly restoring an old truck. Bryan was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2011.
Senior Director of Product Design, XD
Khoi Vinh is a designer, writer and leading figure in the design community. As Sr Director of Design at Adobe, he leads the team designing Adobe XD. He also writes a widely read blog on design and technology at Subtraction.com, and hosts Wireframe, a documentary podcast about design. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and three children.
Content Operations Manager
As Content Operations Manager for Adobe Live, Samantha Shoushtari Dohrmann has a keen ability to identify, attract, and partner with creatives to optimize the impact live streaming has on the design community. Live streaming on Behance allows creatives to showcase their design process, connect with other designers in real-time, and expand their network. Whether you're an aspiring designer or creative professional, Adobe Live provides a unique learning experience valuable to all. She is based in Oakland, California, and enjoys discovering new restaurants, traveling, and finding hidden gems around the Bay Area.
Senior Experience Designer
Jinjin Sun is an artist and Senior Experience Designer at Adobe. She empowers fellow artists by translating Adobe’s technology into an intuitive experience for users of Fresco and Photoshop for iPad. Jinjin’s illustration work draws from art history, often while playfully exploring her inner world through self portraiture. She is based in Brooklyn, New York and enjoys drawing, crafting, reading, and hiking.
Senior Design Evangelist, Creative Cloud Product Marketing
Kyle T. Webster is an illustrator, designer, and author who has drawn for The New Yorker, TIME, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Scholastic, NPR, Nike, and many other distinguished clients. His illustration work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, Communications Arts, AIGA, and American Illustration. He was the founder of KyleBrush.com, the brand behind the world’s best-selling, and now industry-standard, Photoshop brushes for professionals, used by artists at Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, MTV Networks, and Weta Digital. These brushes were the first of their kind to be officially licensed by Adobe for inclusion in the Adobe Creative Cloud, and Kyle now works for Adobe as a Sr. Design Evangelist. For the past ten years, he has also been teaching Life Drawing, Portraiture, and Digital Painting at the UNC School of the Arts.
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