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Stephen A

Elop at Adobe

Stephen A. Elop (born December 31, 1963) is an Canadian business executive, and was the last CEO of Macromedia for less than a year when it was acquired by Adobe Systems in December 2005.[1][2][3]

Elop became president of worldwide field operations at Adobe.[4] His resignation from Adobe was announced on June 15, 2006, though he committed to staying with the company through the end of the year.[5] In January 2008, Elop joined Microsoft as president of its business division.[3]


  1. Management Team, Macromedia. Archived 2005-05-27.
  2. Adobe Completes Acquisition of Macromedia, Adobe Systems. 2005-12-05. Archived 2005-12-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 How will Stephen Elop fare at Microsoft? by Eric Lai, ComputerWorld. 2008-01-11. Archived 2008-01-15.
  4. Stephen A. Elop, Adobe Systems. Archived 2005-12-07.
  5. Adobe Announces Resignation of President, Worldwide Field Operations, Adobe Systems. 2006-06-15. Archived 2006-07-15.

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