Senior Adviser to Permira Advisers and Former CEO of Adobe Systems Incorporated
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. He has also served as an operating partner at private equity fund Permira Growth Opportunities since June 2018.
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 Adobe’s CEO and as its president from 2000 to 2005. He also served as Adobe’s acting CFO from 2006 to 2007; he had joined the company in 1994. Chizen also currently serves as a director of Synopsys, Inc.