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Charles Geschke
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Born (1939-09-11)September 11, 1939
Died April 16, 2021(2021-04-16) (aged 81)
Nationality American
Education Xavier University (AB, MS)
Carnegie Mellon University (PhD)
Known for Adobe Inc.
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Awards AeA Medal of Achievement (2006)
National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2008)
Marconi Prize (2010)
Scientific career
Fields Computer science
Thesis Global Program Optimizations (1972)
Doctoral advisor William Wulf

Charles Matthew "Chuck" Geschke (September 11, 1939 – April 16, 2021) was an American businessman and computer scientist. He was best known for founding the graphics and publishing software company Adobe Inc. with John Warnock in 1982, and co-creating the PDF document format.

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