The co-founder and former president of the software company Adobe, American computer engineer Charles Geschke, died last Friday at the age of 81.
Madrid (Portaltic / EP). -The co-founder and former president of Adobe Software, American computer engineer Charles Geschke (Charles Geschke) passed away on Friday at the age of 81.
Since Adobe was founded in 1982, he has been in contact with the company, and he is currently a member of the company’s honorary board of directors. As Adobe confirmed “deeply sad” in its statement, Geschke died last Friday surrounded by his family. .
Geschke was one of the two founders of Adobe in 1982. Like another co-founder, John Warnock, he is from Xerox, and his first product at Adobe is PostScript technology for printing images and text on paper on desktop devices.
The American engineer served as the chief operating officer of Adobe from December 1986 to July 1994, and served as the company’s president from April 1989 to April 2000 before retiring.
Geschke subsequently served as a director of the board of directors with Warnock from September 1997 to January 2017, and became an honorary member of the board of directors in April last year.
In recognition of his work, Geschke has won multiple awards, including the National Technology and Innovation Award in the United States, the Computer Entrepreneur Award from the IEEE Computer Society and the Medal of Honor from the American Electronics Association.
Another Adobe co-founder, John Warnock (John Warnock) said: “I can’t imagine a better, friendlier or more capable business partner,” and the company’s current CEO Shantanu Narayen promises to admire “His talent, friendliness and the values that define his character.”