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 2018 revenues: US$9.03 billion (FY ended Dec. 1, 2018)  
More than 21,000 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 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. 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. More than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 used Adobe Sign.
  • The Adobe Scan app has been downloaded 25+M times since its release in 2017, with 110+M scans saved.
  • 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 237 million times.
  • Adobe Stock offers over 100 million assets including images, templates, 3D assets, over five million stock videos, and over 500,000 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 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 solutions that help B2B and B2C brands connect with customers on a personal level; Adobe Analytics Cloud, Adobe’s customer intelligence engine that helps brands move from insights to action; and Adobe Advertising Cloud, the industry’s first end-to-end platform that manages advertising for TV and all digital formats; and Adobe Commerce Cloud, the most open and flexible commerce platform to integrate digital and physical experiences for B2B and B2C companies of all sizes.
  • 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.

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Shantanu Narayen
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Scott Belsky
Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Creative Cloud
Gloria Chen
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth
Bryan Lamkin
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media
Ann Lewnes
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Donna Morris
Executive Vice President, Employee Experience and Chief Human Resources Officer
John Murphy
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer




Abhay Prasnis
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer 
Dana Rao
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Matt Thompson
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations


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.
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


#2 "Most Innovative Companies in AR/VR"
Fast Company, 2019
#9 "America's Most Just Companies"
Just Capital
"Top 50 Best Places to Work"
Glassdoor, 2019
"Best Workplaces for Diversity"
Great Place to Work, 2018
"100 Best Companies"
Working Mother Magazine, 2018
#11 "100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S."
Barron's, 2018
#1 “America’s Best Place For New Graduates” list
Forbes, 2018
#7 “Most Innovative Leaders” list
Forbes, 2018
“Top 100 Best Global Brands” list
Interbrand, 2018
#13 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” list
Forbes, 2018
“World’s Most Ethical Companies” list
Ethisphere, 2018 
18 years on “100 Best Companies to Work For” list
FORTUNE Magazine
One of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” for AI
Fast Company, 2018
"Best Places to Work, Employees' Choice" list
Glassdoor, 2018
"50 Best Companies for Giving Back" list