According to Fox News, Adobe’s official website stated that the inventor of the PDF format and co-founder of Adobe, Charles Geschke, died on April 16th, local time in the United States, at the age of 81.
The CEO of Adobe said in an email to employees that the death of "Charles Geschke" was a great loss for Adobe and the technical field. He has been leading the development of the company for decades and is a hero. The same character.
It is reported that Charles Gerschke obtained his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in his early years, and later met his partner John Warnock at work. The two resigned in 1982 and jointly established Adobe. The source of the name is a creek behind John Warnock’s house.
In 2009, the then-U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Charles Geschke the National Medal of Technology.
(Reporter Shen Naichi)