Charles M. Geschke
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Charles Geschke was a founder of Adobe. He was our Chief Operating Officer from December 1986 until July 1994 and our President from April 1989 until his retirement in April 2000. He served as our Chairman of the Board from September 1997 to January 2017, sharing that office with John E. Warnock. Geschke holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University as well as an M.S. in mathematics and an A.B. in classics, both from Xavier University.