Adobe’s CEO and chairman Shantanu Narayen life and success story
In today's time, many people of India are working on the post of CEO in companies outside the country. Shantanu Narayen is one such person who is working as the CEO of the world famous technology company Adobe.
In today’s time, many people of India are working on the post of CEO in companies outside the country. Shantanu Narayen is one such person who is working as the CEO of the world famous technology company Adobe. Today we will know his life closely and know how he joined Adobe and how he made India famous by becoming the President of the world famous American company.
About Shantanu Narayen
He was born on 27 May 1963 in Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh in India. Shantanu Narayen’s father used to run a plastic business. His mother worked as an English teacher in America. But at present both of them are not in this world.
Shantanu did his schooling from a public school in Hyderabad, he obtained an engineering degree in computer science from the Hyderabad University of Engineering College, and after that he went to the US and obtained a computer master science degree from Bowling Green State University and After that, in 1993, he received an MBA degree from the Haas School of Business.
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Shantanu started his career with Apple. After this worked as the director of Silicon Graphics. Shantanu Narayen thought of starting his own startup and Shantanu Narayen started Pictra Inc Salt Company. It was one of the world’s first internet photo sharing companies. But his start-up failed due to lack of funding and right business model.
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After this Shantanu joined Adobe company. There he was promoted to the post of General Manager of Technology Group in 1998. Gradually, Shantanu Narayen took the company to new heights. In 2007, he appointed ceo i.e. Chief Executive Officer. Gradually, Shantanu joined Dell and other such technology companies as board members.
In 2011, US President Barack Obama appointed him as a member of his Management Advisory Board. Narayan is the CEO of Adobe, as well as a board member of the Dell Inc and a board member of the University of California. In 2019, he has been awarded the Padma Shri award of India.