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.
Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
15,706 (est)
Adobe was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People/Management at Adobe

Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen

President & CEO
Michael Dillon

Michael Dillon

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Bryan Lamkin

Bryan Lamkin

Senior Vice President, Technology & Corporate Development
Ann Lewnes

Ann Lewnes

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Brad Rencher

Brad Rencher

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Marketing
Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations
Donna Morris

Donna Morris

Executive Vice President, Customer and Employee Experience
Mark Garrett

Mark Garrett

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Abhay Parasnis

Abhay Parasnis

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Adobe Office Locations

Adobe has offices in San Jose, New York, San Francisco, Ottawa and in 62 other locations
Melbourne, AU
Suite 1001 1 Queens Road
Ottawa, CA
343 Preston Street
Beijing, CN
0909, 9/F, China World Tower No. 1 JianGuoMenWai Ave.
Tokyo, JP
Gate City Osaki, East Tower 1-11-2 Osaki Shinagawa-ku
Wellington, NZ
171 Featherston Street
Kista, SE
Box 47 Kista Entre Knarrarnäsgatan 7
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Adobe Financials and Metrics

Adobe Financials

Adobe's revenue was reported to be $5.9 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

1.7 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

398.4 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

469 m

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

87.2 b

Cash (03-Mar-2017)

1.1 b
Adobe's current market capitalization is $87.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.1 b4.1 b4.8 b5.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

138.2 m97.1 m744.3 m819.9 m

Gross profit

3.9 b4 b4.1 b5 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, 2016


834.6 m1.1 b876.6 m1 b

Accounts Receivable

833 m


170.1 m175.8 m161.8 m245.4 m

Current Assets

4 b4.6 b4.8 b5.8 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, 2016

Net Income

290 m268.4 m629.6 m1.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

321.2 m313.6 m339.5 m331.5 m

Accounts Receivable

33.6 m7.9 m(79.5 m)(160.4 m)


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


107.1 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, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Oct, 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$3.7 b$4.01 b$4.25 b$4.56 b$4.87 b

Net Subscriber Additions

6.17 m

PDFs opened

50 b


165 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
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LivefyreMay 03, 2016
Digital AnalytixNovember 05, 2015
MixamoJune 01, 2015
FotoliaDecember 11, 2014$800 m
AviarySeptember 22, 2014
Neolane June 27, 2013$600 m
IdeacodesMay 28, 2013
BehanceDecember 20, 2012$150 m
Efficient FrontierNovember 30, 2011$400 m
Auditude November 01, 2011$120 m
TypekitOctober 03, 2011
Nitobi SoftwareOctober 03, 2011
IRIDASSeptember 07, 2011
eSign ServicesJuly 18, 2011
DemdexJanuary 17, 2011$109 m
Day SoftwareJuly 27, 2010$240 m
OmnitureSeptember 14, 2009$1.8 b
GoodBarryAugust 30, 2009
Business CatalystAugust 28, 2009
YaWahSeptember 14, 2008
Virtual UbiquitySeptember 29, 2007
Scene7May 02, 2007
AntepoDecember 12, 2006
Serious MagicOctober 19, 2006
AmicimaSeptember 30, 2006
InterAKTSeptember 04, 2006
PixmantecJune 25, 2006
Trade and Technologies FranceApril 20, 2006
NaviswareDecember 15, 2005
MacromediaDecember 02, 2005$3.4 b
OKYZDecember 06, 2004
Q-Link TechnologiesMay 06, 2004
Syntrillium SoftwareMay 18, 2003
Accelio CorporationApril 14, 2002
FotivaDecember 04, 2001
GoLive SystemsJanuary 03, 1999
DigiDoxSeptember 15, 1997
HyWay FerrantiSeptember 04, 1997
SandcastleMarch 13, 1997
Ares SoftwareMay 19, 1996
Frame TechnologyOctober 29, 1995$500 m
PhotoshopDecember 31, 1994
Aldus CorpAugust 30, 1994
OCR SystemsJune 28, 1992
BluePoint TechnologiesJune 21, 1990
Emerald City SoftwareMarch 26, 1990

Adobe Market Value History

Adobe Revenue Breakdown

Adobe Median Salaries

Source: 908 public H-1B filings from Adobe

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