Adobe is a software company that provides users with digital marketing and media solutions. The Company's tools and services allow its customers to create digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. Adobe helps its customers make, manage, measure and monetize their content across every channel and screen. Its main products include Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Freehand, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and many others.
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
17,973 (est)+2%
Adobe was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Adobe

Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Dillon

Michael Dillon

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Donna Morris

Donna Morris

Executive Vice President, Customer and Employee Experience
Brad Rencher

Brad Rencher

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Marketing
Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations
Ann Lewnes

Ann Lewnes

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky

Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President, Creative Cloud
Mark Garrett

Mark Garrett

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Abhay Parasnis

Abhay Parasnis

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Bryan Lamkin

Bryan Lamkin

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media

Adobe Office Locations

Adobe has an office in Ottawa, Beijing, Tokyo, Melbourne and in 62 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
345 Park Avenue
Chicago, US
700 420 N Wabash Ave
Detroit, US
200 225 Gratiot Ave
Emeryville, US
1250 53rd St
Kingston, US
Kingston's Opera House 275 Fair St
Lehi, US
1300 W Traverse Pkwy
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Adobe Financials and Metrics

Adobe Financials

Adobe's revenue was reported to be $7.30 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

7.3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

6.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

1.7 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.2 b

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

101 b

Cash (3-Feb-2018)

2.3 b
Adobe's current market capitalization is $101 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


4.1 b4.1 b4.8 b5.9 b7.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

138.2 m97.1 m744.3 m819.9 m1 b

Gross profit

3.9 b4 b4.1 b5 b6.3 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017


1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.8 b1.8 b1.7 b

Cost of goods sold

166.8 m185.2 m191 m202.7 m202.1 m198.6 m262.9 m239.4 m237.3 m

Gross profit

942.4 m977 m1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b1.6 b1.5 b1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


834.6 m1.1 b876.6 m1 b2.3 b

Accounts Receivable

833 m


170.1 m175.8 m161.8 m245.4 m

Current Assets

4 b4.6 b4.8 b5.8 b7.2 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017


819.1 m733.9 m817 m903.3 m712.9 m956.1 m829.3 m767.7 m886.4 m830.7 m1.8 b1.3 b1.1 b

Current Assets

3.9 b3.9 b4.1 b4.3 b4 b4.2 b4.5 b5.4 b5.2 b4.9 b6.6 b6.1 b5.8 b


659.7 m651.1 m642.5 m785.9 m784.3 m785.2 m797.5 m811.5 m796.1 m794.9 m939.8 m924.1 m821.7 m


4.8 b4.8 b4.8 b4.7 b5.4 b5.4 b5.4 b5.4 b5.4 b5.4 b5.8 b5.8 b5.8 b
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

290 m268.4 m629.6 m1.2 b1.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

321.2 m313.6 m339.5 m331.5 m326 m


(55.5 m)(1.9 m)(7.7 m)(71 m)

Accounts Payable

7.1 m6.2 m22.9 m(6.3 m)(45.2 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017

Net Income

83 m47 m88.5 m44.7 m84.9 m147.5 m174.5 m270.8 m244.1 m254.3 m374.4 m398.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.1 m14.3 m18.1 m18.2 m22.7 m19 m18.4 m19.3 m19.1 m

Accounts Payable

53.8 m71.7 m56.5 m69.8 m83.4 m75.6 m71.7 m77.9 m191.5 m
USDY, 2017


431.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Adobe Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Oct, 2017FY, 2017

Annual Recurring Revenue

$1.15 b$1.38 b$1.62 b$1.95 b$2.09 b$2.35 b$2.65 b$2.99 b$3.13 b$3.41 b$3.70 b$4.01 b$4.25 b$4.56 b$4.87 b$5.23 b


165 m500 m


500 m

Members (Creative Cloud)

10 m
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Adobe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Adobe Systems s.r.o.
Adobe Software Trading Company Limited
Adobe Systems (Schweiz) GmbH
Adobe Systems Belgium BVBA
Adobe Systems Benelux B.V.
Adobe Systems Norge AS
Fotolia Netherlands Cooperatief U.A.
Fotolia SARL
ICS “Adobe Systems” S.R.L.
TubeMogul France SAS
TubeMogul UK Limited
TubeMogul Ukraine LLC
Adobe Systems South Africa Proprietary Limited
Adobe Australia Trading Pty Ltd.
Adobe Software (Shanghai) Company Limited
Adobe Systems Co., Ltd.
Adobe Systems Hong Kong Limited
Adobe Systems India Private Limited.
Adobe Systems Korea Ltd. .
Adobe Systems New Zealand Limited.
Adobe Systems Pte. Ltd.
Adobe Systems Pty Ltd.
Adobe Systems Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Business Catalyst Systems Pty Ltd.
TubeMogul Information Technology (Chengdu) Co., Ltd.
TUbeMogul Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
TubeMogul Japan Inc.
TubeMogul Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Adobe Systems Israel Ltd.
Adobe Canada Services Corporation
Adobe Colombia SAS
Adobe Labs, Inc.
Adobe Visual Sciences LLC
Behance, Inc.
Fotolia Dutch Holding LLC
Fotolia LLC
Illumenix, Inc.
Omniture LLC
TubeMogul, Inc.
TubeMogul Canada, Inc.
TubeMogul do Brasil Tecnologia e Propaganda Ltda.
TubeMogul Latin America Holdings LLC
Visual Sciences Technologies, LLC
Adobe Research (Schweiz) AG
Adobe Systems Danmark ApS
Adobe Systems Engineering GmbH
Adobe Systems Europe Limited.
Adobe Systems France SAS
Adobe Systems Romania SRL
Adobe Systems Canada Inc.
Adobe Systems Federal LLC
Adobe Systems GmbH
Adobe Systems Holding Company Limited
Adobe Systems Iberica SL
Adobe Systems Istanbul Yazilim Ticaret Limited Sirketi
Adobe Systems Italia SRL
Adobe Systems Nordic AB
Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited
TubeMogul Australia Pty Ltd.
Adobe Systems Brasil Limitada
Adobe Systems Software Chile Limitada October 18, 2017
TubeMogul November 10, 2016$540 m
Livefyre May 03, 2016
Digital Analytix November 05, 2015
Mixamo June 01, 2015
Fotolia December 11, 2014$800 m
Aviary September 22, 2014
Neolane June 27, 2013$600 m
Ideacodes May 28, 2013
Behance December 20, 2012$150 m
Efficient Frontier November 30, 2011$400 m
Auditude November 01, 2011$120 m
Typekit October 03, 2011
Nitobi Software October 03, 2011
IRIDAS September 07, 2011
eSign Services July 18, 2011
Demdex January 17, 2011$109 m
Day Software July 27, 2010$240 m
Omniture September 14, 2009$1.80 b
GoodBarry August 30, 2009
Business Catalyst August 28, 2009
YaWah September 14, 2008
Virtual Ubiquity September 29, 2007
Scene7 May 02, 2007
Antepo December 12, 2006
Serious Magic October 19, 2006
Amicima September 30, 2006
InterAKT September 04, 2006
Pixmantec June 25, 2006
Trade and Technologies France April 20, 2006
Navisware December 15, 2005
Macromedia December 02, 2005$3.40 b
OKYZ December 06, 2004
Q-Link Technologies May 06, 2004
Syntrillium Software May 18, 2003
Accelio Corporation April 14, 2002
Fotiva December 04, 2001
GoLive Systems January 03, 1999
DigiDox September 15, 1997
HyWay Ferranti September 04, 1997
Sandcastle March 13, 1997
Ares Software May 19, 1996
Frame Technology October 29, 1995$500 m
Photoshop December 31, 1994
Aldus Corp August 30, 1994
OCR Systems June 28, 1992
BluePoint Technologies June 21, 1990
Emerald City Software March 26, 1990
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