Only Adobe gives everyone — from emerging artists to global brands — everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. 


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December 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock

Corporate headquarters
San Jose, California, USA

October 1983 in California;
reincorporated in Delaware May 1997

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Initial public offering
August 20, 1986, at split-adjusted share price of US$.17

Fiscal 2019 revenues: US$11.17 billion (FY ended Dec. 1, 2019)  

More than 22,000 worldwide







Our solutions


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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 and most trusted 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, like Reader and Scan. Document Cloud offers integrations with industry leaders like Microsoft, Salesforce, Workday, Dropbox and Box, so people can work the way they’re accustomed to working.

  • 250 billion PDFs were opened in Adobe products in the last year.
  • 8 billion electronic and digital signature transactions were processed through Adobe Document Cloud in the past year. The majority of Fortune 100 companies rely on Adobe Sign for fast, secure e-signatures.
  • Adobe Scan is now the leading scanning app on iOS and Android with more than 40 million downloads and 180 million scans. 
  • 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 XD, 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 376 million times.
  • Stock now offers 180 million assets, including more than 13 million videos, 30+ million vectors, 10+ million editorial assets, and 120+ million photos, illustrations, templates and 3D assets.
  • Behance, Adobe’s online creative community, has over 18 million members. Creatives worldwide use Behance to showcase work and find inspiration.
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Adobe Experience Cloud

Adobe Experience Cloud provides an end-to-end Customer Experience Management (CXM) solution for experience creation, marketing, advertising, analytics, and commerce. It helps companies deliver consistent and compelling experiences across customer touch points and channels – all while accelerating business growth. Adobe Experience Cloud is comprised of Adobe Marketing Cloud, integrated applications that help B2B and B2C brands connect with customers on a personal level; Adobe Commerce Cloud, providing a highly customizable and scalable end-to-end set of applications to manage, personalize and optimize the commerce experience across every touchpoint for B2B and B2C use cases for companies of all sizes; Adobe Analytics Cloud, Adobe’s customer intelligence engine that helps brands move from insights to action; Adobe Advertising Cloud, the industry’s first end-to-end platform that manages advertising for TV and all digital formats; and Adobe Experience Platform, the industry’s first open and extensible platform that stitches data across the enterprise, and enables brands to deliver impactful digital experiences in real-time. 

  • Industry analysts have named Adobe the leader in over 23 categories, such as Web Content Management, Digital Marketing Analytics, Digital Commerce, Marketing Cloud Platforms and more.
  • Adobe Experience Cloud is supported by an expanding global ecosystem, which now includes nearly 13,000 solution integrator, agency, technology, and marketplace partners and more than 300,000 developers.


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


Anil Chakravarthy
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Experience

Abhay Prasnis 
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer 


Matt Thompson
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations


Gloria Chen
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President, Employee Experience

Charles Geschke


John Warnock


Major acquisitions


Allegorithmic, 2019
Marketo, 2018
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 support greater workforce diversity and inclusion by investing in the next generation of creatives and coders.

Sustainability — We foster a culture of conservation in our business, our people, our communities and our customers.

Community — We empower our people and partners to better our world.

Learn about Corporate Responsibility at Adobe ›

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


#1 "Top-Rated Workplace"

Indeed, 2019

#2 "Most Innovative Companies in AR/VR" 
Fast Company, 2019

"Top 50 Best Places to Work"
Glassdoor, 2019

Future 50 Sustainability All-Stars
Fortune, 2019

#3 "Companies that Care"
People, 2019

Recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
DJSI, 2019

#22 "The Just 100: Companies Doing Right by America"
Forbes and JUST Capital 2020

"50 Best ESG Companies" 
Investor's Business Daily/MSCI, 2019

#2 “World's Most Admired Software Companies”
Fortune, 2019

Recognized on the Top CEOs list
Barron's, 2019

Recognized on CDP Climate Change A list
CDP, 2019

Fortune's Future 50
Fortune, 2019 

#36 "100 Best Corporate Citizens" 
Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2019 

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