RITís Speaker Series Presents Co-founder of Adobe, May 2

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It was an impressive report card for Adobe Systems. Fortune magazine ranked Adobe as number two in most admired computer software companies for 2006.

Rochester Institute of Technology has invited Adobeís co-founder and chairman of the board, Charles Geschke, to speak on ďCreating a Successful Software Company.Ē The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at RITís Webb Auditorium, James E. Booth Building.

Geschke has been a respected and inspiring leader in the software industry for more than 25 years. He co-founded Adobe Systems in 1982 with John Warnock, and retired from his position as president in 2000. During that same year, he was ranked the seventh most influential graphics person of the last millennium by Graphic Exchange magazine.

RITís Speaker Series highlights entrepreneurial innovation and is hosted by RITís College of Business Graduate Management Association and RITís School of Print Media.

Geschkeís presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Donna Slavin at (585) 475-2199 or dslavin@rit.edu.