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John Warnock

1940 - 2023

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John Edward Warnock (October 6, 1940 – August 19, 2023) was an American computer scientist, inventor, technology businessman, and philanthropist best known for co-founding Adobe Systems Inc., the graphics and publishing software company, with Charles Geschke in 1982. Warnock was President of Adobe for his first two years and chairman and CEO for his remaining sixteen years at the company. Although he retired as CEO in 2001, he continued to co-chair the Adobe Board of Directors with Geschke until 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Warnock has received more than 601,422 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Warnock is the 470th most popular businessperson (down from 431st in 2019), the 6,626th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,927th in 2019) and the 160th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, John Warnock ranks 470 out of 601Before him are Steve Forbes, Sean Parker, Sheryl Sandberg, Mark Cuban, Will Keith Kellogg, and Steve Wynn. After him are Arianna Huffington, Henry Clay Frick, Aliko Dangote, Anita Roddick, Irving Kristol, and Jacqueline Mars.

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Among people born in 1940, John Warnock ranks 357Before him are Bob Hewitt, Wolfgang Clement, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Padma Sachdev, Jean-Paul Proust, and Lorella De Luca. After him are Russell Banks, Ole Ernst, Yambo Ouologuem, Jean-Claude Andruet, Reinhard Furrer, and Rex Cawley. Among people deceased in 2023, John Warnock ranks 242Before him are Eugenio Calabi, Fiona Graham, Murat Karayılan, Melinda Dillon, Julie Garwood, and Tom Verlaine. After him are Russell Banks, Jacques Gaillot, Alfredo Rojas, Aleksandar Matanović, Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, and Aleksandr Viktorenko.

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Among people born in United States, John Warnock ranks 6,626 out of 18,182Before him are Patrick Rothfuss (1973), America Ferrera (1984), Tom Verlaine (1949), Beverly Sills (1929), Steve Allen (1921), and Cyril M. Kornbluth (1923). After him are Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (1954), Medgar Evers (1925), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), Sting (1959), Neal E. Miller (1909), and Dave Bing (1943).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, John Warnock ranks 160Before him are Steve Forbes (1947), Sean Parker (1979), Sheryl Sandberg (1969), Mark Cuban (1958), Will Keith Kellogg (1860), and Steve Wynn (1942). After him are Henry Clay Frick (1849), Irving Kristol (1920), Jacqueline Mars (1939), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), Gilbert Kaplan (1941), and David Filo (1966).