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A Look Back at Adobe in 2012 – Part One

2012 was quite the year, and we owe all of it to our customers and community members like you. As we head into the holidays, we wanted to take a look back at all the great memories from this year. Here is our top 12 of 2012 moments as we countdown into the New Year.

From all of us here at Adobe, we wish you a very happy holiday.

No. 12 – Create Now Event

One of our most recent events, Create Now introduced a number of new features to the Creative Cloud. Jeff Veen sat down with our creative evangelists and customers to talk about new releases to Photoshop, including Smart Object support for Blur Gallery and Liquid Layout, the introduction of Creative Cloud training, Muse for mobile websites and more. The most pivotal memory for us during the event: Terry White’s conversation with student filmmakers, who were awe inspiring.

No. 11 – We’re 30 Years Young

This year marked a milestone anniversary for our company – we turned 30! Shantanu recently shared a few words in his ‘Happy Anniversary, Adobe!’ tribute. This closed out a weeklong celebration of the milestone with our 10,000 strong employee base. Catch a glimpse of our festivities in our Facebook album, Adobe Turns 30.

No. 10 – Solve the New Semaphore Code Challenge

We launched a new code in our public art display atop one of our buildings at headquarters – the San Jose Semaphore, and we’re challenging you to try decoding the secret message in our new transmission. While we’re still waiting for the first winner, our little warm up back in November (below) was QUICKLY deciphered! Here’s wishing all you puzzle solvers out there luck on decoding the San Jose Semaphore transmission. The lucky winner will receive a one-year Creative Cloud membership.

No. 9 – Adobe Stories

Our customers create amazing work, and we wanted to provide a forum for them to show and tell via Adobe Stories. The end result was a wonderful series of heartfelt stories.

No. 8 – Metrics Not Myths

We all have our thoughts on marketing, and many are misperceptions. A recent study by The Fournaise Marketing Group, uncovered how devalued marketers are, and our ‘Metrics Not Myths’ campaign is set to correct the course. Our CMO, Ann Lewnes, kicked off our campaign with her blog post, “In Defense of Marketing,” and we’re developing the ultimate case study to debunk common marketing myths.  

No. 7 – Adobe Social Launch

Social is growing up, and we’re right there with you through the growing pains with our end-to-end solution, Adobe Social. SVP and General Manager, Brad Rencher, introduced Adobe Social in his blog post, “From Braces to its First Business Suit: Social Grows Up.”

No. 6 – Creative Cloud Introduction

Kevin Lynch first talked about Creative Cloud during his Adobe MAX 2011 keynote, and we followed that up this year with the release of Creative Cloud, including Creative Suite 6. This, coupled with our use of Adobe Social, turned out to be our most socially active launch to date. Our scavenger hunt in San Francisco offered up $10,000 plus a lifetime Creative Cloud membership.


Happy Anniversary, Adobe!

This month we celebrate our 30th anniversary, a major milestone for technology companies.  We are in very rare company of those who have thrived over such a period by both making the billion-dollar-a-year and billion-dollar-a-quarter milestones.

This success over the past 30 years is as a result of a relentless focus on innovation and customers first set by our founders, John Warnock and Chuck Geschke. Our impact on every form of communication has been profound – every magazine, every newspaper and web site, images that you encounter,  video and application on mobile devices – chances are Adobe has played a major role in its creation.

As we continued to evolve our company, we decided that as all businesses moved mobile and online, we needed to expand our offerings beyond creation to management, measurement and monetization.  Through organic innovation and targeted acquisitions, we’ve aligned our strategy around Digital Media – the creation of content, and Digital Marketing – the business of content.  Our goal is to make every digital experience across every device a high-impact experience.

The single biggest reason this vision is possible is our employees around the world.  We are a truly globally diverse company with over 10,000 employees.  Our core values of genuine, innovative, exceptional and involved are what set Adobe apart.

Happy anniversary, Adobe, and here’s to many more great years to come!

Celebrating Adobe’s 30th Anniversary

Creativity. Big data. Changing the world through digital experiences. That’s the Adobe we know today, and this week, we are proud to celebrate our 30th Anniversary as a company.

As part of the celebrations, we asked our employees to share their proudest moments at Adobe thus far. And below you can read some of our favorite responses.

Throughout this week we want to hear your take. Tell us your proudest or most favorite moments with Adobe products on Twitter using #happy30adobe and you will be randomly entered to win $50 in Adobe branded merchandise. (Terms and conditions here).

Thank you to all of you customers and fans who are on this journey with us. Here’s to 30 more.


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