John Landwehr Named Adobe’s First Public Sector CTO

hiringJohn Landwehr, a 12-year veteran of Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE), has been appointed as the first public sector chief technology officer at the computer software firm.

His appointment is effective immediately and he will lead efforts to help government customers adopt technology platforms designed to manage digital and mobile workflows, Adobe said Monday.

Landwehr will also oversee the company’s portfolio of enterprise software products and managed service offerings that have been certified under the FedRAMP cloud security program.

He has previously worked to help Adobe launch mobile applications for iPhone and BlackBerry devices as well as tools for managing digital signatures and enterprise rights.

He has experience in digital media, analytics, information assurance, web content management and collaboration.

The two-decade industry veteran has also held a variety of roles at NeXT and Apple.

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