Shantanu Narayen, President & CEO of Adobe shares how tablets transform design and media in his conversation with WIRED's Chris Anderson."
Chris Anderson is the co-founder and CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones. From 2001 through 2012 he was Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine, AdWeek’s “Magazine of the Decade” (2009). Before Wired Chris was with The Economist for seven years, and prior to that spent six years at the two leading scientific journals, Nature and Science.
Shantanu Narayen joined Adobe in 1998 as a senior executive overseeing technology and product development. In 2005 he was promoted to president and COO, responsible for global operations. That same year he helped lead the $3.4 billion acquisition of rival software developer Macromedia, enabling Adobe to extend its reach in growth markets like mobile devices and multimedia publishing. He was named CEO in 2007. Prior to Adobe, Narayen cofounded Pictra, an early pioneer of digital photo sharing over the Internet. Before that he served as director of desktop and collaboration products at Silicon Graphics and held a variety of senior management positions at Apple. He is a member of the President's Management Advisory Board, which advises the White House on implementing best business practices, including the application of technology, in federal agencies. He also serves on the board of Dell and the advisory board of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.