John Warnock


Birthday October 6, 1940

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Utah

Age 82 years old

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American computer scientist best known as one of the co-founders of Adobe Systems Inc.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Utah, where he obtained his Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD.


In his thesis, he invented an algorithm for determining hidden surfaces in computer graphics called the Warnock algorithm.

Family Life

He and his wife, Marva, had three children together and have been heavily involved in charitable giving.

Associated With

Charles Geschke was his partner in the founding of Adobe.