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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)

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Adobe Co-founders to be honored at White House ceremony

Adobe co-founders John Warnock and Chuck Geschke have been chosen to receive the nation’s highest honor bestowed on scientists, engineers and inventors — the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. President Obama will present their awards on October 7 during a White House ceremony. Check out the official press release here.

Warnock and Geschke are recognized 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.

Other esteemed recipients this year include: Dr. Forrest M. Bird, Percussionaire Corp.; Dr. Esther Sans Takeuchi, University at Buffalo, SUNY; and IBM Corporation.

Check out the news articles in the San Jose Mercury News and nextgov.

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