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John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe and one of the developers of Photoshop, dies

Date: June 22, 2024 Time: 10:20:39

Adobe co-founder John Warnock has died at the age of 82. He died on Saturday surrounded by his family. The cause of death was not specified. This was reported on the organization’s website.

“His vision and passion have enabled Adobe to create groundbreaking developments like Illustrator, the ubiquitous PDF file format, as well as Acrobat, Photoshop and Premiere Pro, defining the desktop era and unlocking creativity and opportunity for millions of people,” he wrote. Adobe. CEO Shantanu Narayen in a letter to the organization’s staff.

Warnock founded Adobe in 1982 with Charles Geschke. Before that, they worked together at Xerox. PostScript was their first joint invention. It is a programming language for publishing software. Warnock was the company’s CEO until 2000, after which he chaired the board with Geschke for another 17 years.

In 2017 he left office, remaining as a member of the board of directors. In 2009, former US President Barack Obama awarded Warnock and Geschke the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Geschke passed away in 2021 at the age of 81.

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