Adobe announced the appointment of David Wadhwani as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Digital Media. In this role, Wadhwani will be responsible for the success of Adobe’s global Digital Media business across Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud, including all product marketing, strategic partnerships, customer support and go-to-market across geographies, working closely with the Digital Media Product organizations.
He will report directly to Adobe president and CEO Shantanu Narayen. Wadhwani previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Adobe’s Digital Media business from 2010 to 2015.
“We’re thrilled to welcome David back to Adobe to lead our Digital Media business. He is a transformational leader with an exceptional record of operational excellence, innovation and growth,” said Shantanu Narayen, president and CEO, Adobe.
Wadhwani returns to Adobe from Greylock Partners where he is a Venture Partner. Prior to joining Greylock, he was President and CEO of AppDynamics, leading the company as it transformed to a SaaS-first business and grew annual recurring revenue approximately 10 times in four years. Cisco acquired AppDynamics in 2017 for nearly $4 billion.