Adobe co-founder Dr John Warnock has passed away at the age of the 82

Dr John Warnock Adobe co-founder Dr John Warnock died at the age of 82 who founded the software company named Adobe with his partner, the now-late Dr Charles Geschke, in 1982. During his tenure, he is had created industry standards for business, graphic designing, photography etc through Adobe. Over this death, Adobe Chair and CEO Shantanu Narayen wrote “John has been widely acknowledged as one of the greatest inventors in our generation with significant impact on how we communicate in words, images and videos.”

Adobe co-founder Dr John Warnock’s biography (October 6, 1940 – August 19, 2023)

BornOctober 6, 1940
Place of BirthSalt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
DiedAugust 19, 2023 (aged 82)
Alma MaterUniversity of Utah (BS, MS, PhD)
Known ForAdobe Systems
Portable Document Format (PDF)
AwardsSoftware Systems Award (1989, Association for Computing Machinery)
Edwin H. Land Medal (2000, Optical Society of America)
Bodley Medal (2003, Bodleian Library at Oxford University)
Lovelace Medal (2004, British Computer Society)
Medal of Achievement (2006, AeA)
Computer Entrepreneur Award (2008, IEEE Computer Society)
United States National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2009)
Marconi Prize (2010)
Scientific CareerFields: Computer Science
InstitutionsUniversity of Utah
Doctoral AdvisorsDavid C. Evans
Ivan Sutherland

Born on October 6, 1940, in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was an American computer scientist, inventor, and technology businessman best known for co-founding Adobe Systems Inc (the graphics and publishing software company). He was President of Adobe for his first two years and chairman and CEO for sixteen years at the company till he co-chair the Adobe Board of Directors with Geschke in 2017. 

Adobe co-founder Dr John Warnock

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Dr John Warnock with his partner, the now-late Dr Charles Geschke is founder of the Adobe