29 July 2021
Charles Geschke, the inventor of the PDF, dies

Charles Geschke, the inventor of the PDF, dies


Adobeco-founder of and at the same time PDFknown as the inventor of Charles Geschke, He died at the age of 81. Geschke, who brought the PDF filing system to Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and PhotoshopHe also had a finger on.

“Charles Geschke is a huge loss for the industry”

Adobeis one of the founders of and PDFwho contributed greatly to the development of Charles ‘Chuck’ GeschkeHe passed away at the age of 81. Adobe CEO‘its Shantanu Narayen made by in the statement, “This is all Adobe “It’s a huge loss for the tech industry, where Chuck has been the guide and hero for decades with his community.”

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Underlining that Geschke and other founder John Warnock developed software that revolutionized the way people communicate, the CEO emphasized the importance of a relentless initiative for innovation in the company for Chuck.

Geschke, who received a doctorate from Carnegie Melloh University in Pittsburd, and then met Warnock, Xerox Palo Alto He got a job at the Research Center. Binary 1982The programming language whose first products helped thrive in the desktop publishing industry, while leaving in Adobe PostScript happened.

Geschke, From December 1986 to July 1994 Adobeand headed from April 1989 until his retirement in April 2000. From September 1997 to January 2017 Warnock He served as the chairman of the board of directors. He was a member of the board of directors until April 2020.

Partner on loss John Warnock “I could never have dreamed of having a better, cuter or more talented business center. “Having Chuck in our lives will leave a huge void and everyone who knows him will agree with me,” he said.


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