Technology >> CEO Interviews >> August 9, 2001

Murry Demo – Adobe Systems Inc (adbe)

MURRAY DEMO, Senior Vice President and CFO of Adobe Systems Incorporated, has worldwide responsibility for Adobe's finance, investor relations, information services, purchasing, facilities, manufacturing and order management organizations. Mr. Demo joined Adobe in 1996 as Director of Operations and Finance before becoming Vice President Corporate Controller in 1998 and, ultimately, Senior Vice President and CFO in June 2000. Mr. Demo has more than 15 years of financial management experience in a variety of industries, and before coming to Adobe, he was Director of Finance for Miller Freeman, Inc., a division of United News & Media, London, England. In addition, he has held senior finance positions with subsidiaries of First Financial Management, Dun & Bradstreet and General Motors Hughes Electronics Corporation. Mr. Demo holds a BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA from Golden Gate University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of the company?

Mr. Demo: In terms of Adobe's history, the company was founded in 1982,

and our focus from the beginning has been on helping people