Shantanu  Narayen net worth and biography

Shantanu Narayen Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Adobe

Shantanu Narayen is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Adobe, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world.

Adobe’s mission is to change the world through digital experiences, serving a large customer base from students to business communicators to the world’s largest enterprises. As CEO, Shantanu has transformed the company into an industry innovator by pioneering a cloud-based subscription model for its creative suite, establishing the global standard for digital documents, and creating and leading the explosive digital experience category. Today, he’s driving the company’s strategy to unleash creativity for all, accelerate document productivity, and power digital business.

Under Shantanu’s leadership, Adobe has achieved record revenue and industry recognition for its inclusive, innovative, and exceptional workplace, including being continuously named a Great Place to Work and a Most Admired Company by Fortune.

Shantanu joined Adobe in 1998 as vice president and general manager of its engineering technology group. He became president and COO in 2005, CEO in 2007, and chairman of the board in 2017.

Shantanu is vice chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and sits on the board of Pfizer. He previously served as a director of Dell and is a past member of the U.S. President’s Management Advisory Board.

Shantanu has been recognized by several publications as one of the world’s leading executives, including Barron’s World’s Best CEOs and Fortune Businessperson of the Year lists, and named a Top CEO by Glassdoor based on employee feedback. He is a recipient of India’s civilian honor Padma Shri and the Economic Times Global Indian of the Year award.

Before joining Adobe, Shantanu held product development roles at Apple and Silicon Graphics before cofounding an early photo-sharing startup, Pictra.

Shantanu holds five patents. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Osmania University, a master’s degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Shantanu once represented India in sailing at an Asian regatta.

What is Shantanu Narayen's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Shantanu Narayen is at least $210.64 million as of June 27th, 2024. Mr. Narayen owns 379,660 shares of Adobe stock worth more than $210,642,961 as of July 22nd. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Narayen may own. Additionally, Mr. Narayen receives an annual salary of $4,860,000.00 as CEO at Adobe. Learn More about Shantanu Narayen's net worth.

How old is Shantanu Narayen?

Mr. Narayen is currently 60 years old. There are 8 older executives and no younger executives at Adobe. Learn More on Shantanu Narayen's age.

What is Shantanu Narayen's salary?

As the CEO of Adobe Inc., Mr. Narayen earns $4,860,000.00 per year. Learn More on Shantanu Narayen's salary.

How do I contact Shantanu Narayen?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Narayen and other Adobe executives is 345 PARK AVE, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. Adobe can also be reached via phone at (408) 536-6000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Shantanu Narayen's contact information.

Has Shantanu Narayen been buying or selling shares of Adobe?

Shantanu Narayen has not been actively trading shares of Adobe in the last ninety days. Most recently, Shantanu Narayen sold 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $544.11, for a transaction totalling $13,602,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 379,660 shares of the company's stock, valued at $206,576,802.60. Learn More on Shantanu Narayen's trading history.

Who are Adobe's active insiders?

Adobe's insider roster includes Amy Banse (Director), Scott Belsky (EVP), Anil Chakravarthy (Insider), Gloria Chen (EVP), Michael Dillon (EVP), Daniel Durn (CFO), Mark Garfield (CAO), Mark Garrett (CFO), Marshall Kiev (CEO), Bryan Lamkin (EVP), Ann Lewnes (CMO), Donna Morris (EVP), John Murphy (CFO), Shantanu Narayen (CEO), Abhay Parasnis (EVP), Dana Rao (EVP), Bradley Rencher (EVP), David Ricks (Director), David Wadhwani (Insider), John Warnock (Director), and John Warnock (Director). Learn More on Adobe's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Adobe?

In the last year, Adobe insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 15 shares worth more than $8,505.45. In the last year, insiders at the software company sold shares 21 times. They sold a total of 79,332 shares worth more than $45,173,684.22. The most recent insider tranaction occured on July, 16th when CAO Mark S Garfield sold 151 shares worth more than $85,254.60. Insiders at Adobe own 0.2% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Adobe.

Information on this page was last updated on 7/16/2024.

Shantanu Narayen Insider Trading History at Adobe

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
6/27/2024Sell25,000$544.11$13,602,750.00379,660View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2023Sell32,000$598.28$19,144,960.00377,928View SEC Filing Icon  
6/22/2023Sell35,000$478.03$16,731,050.00403,352View SEC Filing Icon  
1/20/2023Sell15,000$346.61$5,199,150.00408,866View SEC Filing Icon  
9/24/2021Sell40,000$620.26$24,810,400.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/25/2021Sell80,907$471.85$38,175,967.95View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2020Sell10,000$451.14$4,511,400.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/29/2020Sell10,000$438.10$4,381,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/22/2020Sell10,000$445.00$4,450,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/15/2020Sell10,000$432.68$4,326,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/25/2019Sell139,834$245.40$34,315,263.60View SEC Filing Icon  
1/25/2018Sell165,023$197.89$32,656,401.47View SEC Filing Icon  
1/25/2017Sell173,703$113.91$19,786,508.73View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2016Sell22,420$94.51$2,118,914.20View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2016Sell22,422$94.85$2,126,726.70View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2016Sell22,422$86.33$1,935,691.26View SEC Filing Icon  
2/1/2016Sell22,422$88.80$1,991,073.60View SEC Filing Icon  
1/26/2016Sell183,853$86.83$15,963,955.99View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2015Sell22,422$91.89$2,060,357.58View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2015Sell22,422$88.85$1,992,194.70View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2015Sell22,422$82.12$1,841,294.64View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2015Sell22,422$76.60$1,717,525.20View SEC Filing Icon  
6/19/2015Sell25,360$79.24$2,009,526.40View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2015Sell36,753$76.04$2,794,698.12View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2015Sell36,762$73.30$2,694,654.60View SEC Filing Icon  
3/2/2015Sell36,762$79.09$2,907,506.58View SEC Filing Icon  
2/2/2015Sell36,762$69.89$2,569,296.18View SEC Filing Icon  
1/26/2015Sell100,000$72.39$7,239,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/2/2015Sell36,762$73.01$2,683,993.62View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2014Sell36,762$73.59$2,705,315.58View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2014Sell36,762$70.04$2,574,810.48View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2014Sell36,762$68.55$2,520,035.10View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2014Sell36,762$72.07$2,649,437.34View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2014Sell36,762$68.98$2,535,842.76View SEC Filing Icon  
7/1/2014Sell39,689$72.19$2,865,148.91View SEC Filing Icon  
6/19/2014Sell439,000$72.65$31,893,350.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2014Sell50,000$61.84$3,092,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2014Sell50,000$66.00$3,300,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/27/2014Sell100,000$58.43$5,843,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/2/2013Sell50,000$56.81$2,840,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/1/2013Sell50,000$54.42$2,721,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2013Sell50,000$46.26$2,313,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2013Sell50,000$47.54$2,377,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/1/2013Sell50,000$45.31$2,265,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/20/2013Sell50,000$44.85$2,242,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Adobe Company Overview

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Adobe Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Digital Media, Digital Experience, and Publishing and Advertising. The Digital Media segment offers products, services, and solutions that enable individuals, teams, and enterprises to create, publish, and promote content; and Document Cloud, a unified cloud-based document services platform. Its flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows members to access its creative products. This segment serves content creators, students, workers, marketers, educators, enthusiasts, and communicators. The Digital Experience segment provides an integrated platform and set of applications and services that enable brands and businesses to create, manage, execute, measure, monetize, and optimize customer experiences from analytics to commerce. This segment serves marketers, advertisers, agencies, publishers, merchandisers, merchants, web analysts, data scientists, developers, and executives across the C-suite. The Publishing and Advertising segment offers products and services, such as e-learning solutions, technical document publishing, web conferencing, document and forms platform, web application development, and high-end printing, as well as Advertising Cloud offerings. It also provides consulting, technical support, and learning services. The company offers its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force and local field offices, as well as to end users through app stores and through its website at It also distributes products and services through distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, software vendors and developers, retailers, and original equipment manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Adobe Systems Incorporated and changed its name to Adobe Inc. in October 2018. Adobe Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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