Charles Geschke

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Charles Geschke
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Born(1939-09-11)September 11, 1939
DiedApril 16, 2021(2021-04-16) (aged 81)
NationalityAmerican
EducationXavier University (AB, MS)
Carnegie Mellon University (PhD)
Known forAdobe Inc.
PostScript
AwardsAeA Medal of Achievement (2006)[1]
National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2008)
Marconi Prize (2010)
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
ThesisGlobal Program Optimizations (1972)
Doctoral advisorWilliam Wulf

Charles Matthew "Chuck" Geschke (September 11, 1939 – April 16, 2021) was an American businessman and computer scientist. He was best known for founding the graphics and publishing software company Adobe Inc. with John Warnock in 1982, and co-creating the PDF document format.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Download images | Adobe leaders Archived October 18, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Adobe.com (April 17, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  2. "Charles Geschke, Co-Creator of PDF and Photoshop, Dies At 81". interestingengineering.com. 2021-04-19. Retrieved 2021-04-28.
  3. "Co-founder of Adobe, who helped develop PDF technology, dies aged 81". www.abc.net.au. 2021-04-19. Retrieved 2021-04-28.