Senior Adviser to Permira Advisers and Independent Consultant
Bruce R. Chizen is currently an independent consultant and has served as senior adviser to Permira Advisers LLP since 2008 and as a venture partner at Voyager Capital since 2009.
Chizen served as a strategic adviser to Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider of design, imaging, and publishing software for print, internet, and dynamic media production, from 2007 to 2008. From 2000 to 2007, he served as CEO of Adobe and as its president from 2000 to 2005. He also served as Adobe’s acting CFO from 2006 to 2007. From 1998 to 2000 he was Adobe’s executive vice president, Products and Marketing. Chizen joined Adobe Systems in 1994 and held various positions in its Consumer Products and Graphics Products divisions. He served as a director of Adobe from 2000 to 2008. Chizen also currently serves as a director of Synopsys, Inc.