Adobe Co-founders Honored by President Obama
Adobe co-founders John Warnock and Chuck Geschke received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony October 7. See the video of the ceremony (http://www.whitehouse.gov/video/President-Obama-Awards-National-Medal-of-Science-and-Medal-of-Technology/) You can skip to about 22:30 to see Warnock and Geschke accept their medals on the White House Web site.
Warnock and Geschke were honored for their “pioneering contributions that spurred the desktop publishing revolution and for changing the way people create and engage with information and entertainment across multiple mediums including print, Web and video.”
“It is a privilege to present these medals, our nation’s highest honor for scientific and technological achievement,” President Obama told John and Chuck.
Check out the news articles in the San Jose Mercury News (http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_13506073) and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal (http://sanjose.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/2009/10/05/daily57.html)