Dir, Corp Development
San Jose
hace 6 días

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone from emerging artists to global brands everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity.

We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The challenge

Adobe generated $13B revenue in FY 2020 and has completed $8B+ in strategic acquisitions since 2018. Our Corporate Development team drives Adobe’s inorganic growth roadmap in conjunction with our CEO, top team, and senior leaders.

The Corporate Development team drives Adobe shareholder value through exceptional, transformative opportunities.

We are looking for an executive with a proven track record to drive Adobe’s Corporate Development efforts broadly with specific focus on our Digital Media business unit.

The leader will strategically identify themes and landscapes, proactively source and cultivate key relationships with targets, evaluate opportunities with a balanced point of view, drive clean, efficient deal execution, and thoughtfully plan for post-merger integration.

This role will span acquisitions, divestitures, and direct investments.

  • The successful leader will collaborate seamlessly with Adobe's senior executives, Corporate Strategy and Business Development;
  • be sought out as a thought-leader and trusted advisor; cultivate strong direct and extended team; and drive world-class deal execution and value capture.

    What you’ll do

  • Partner with key internal partners to develop strategic investment themes and assess potential acquisition and investment opportunities.
  • Identify product gaps, evaluate build / partner / buy, and collaborate on target selection.
  • Navigate and influence decision-making by conducting holistic, meticulous analyses, driving the right conversations’ and getting to the heart of the issues.
  • Lead & coordinate all aspects of the M&A process (e.g., execution, negotiation, and due diligence, including financial modeling and valuation
  • Mentor and develop direct team members and extended partners through the deal process, including initial integration planning.
  • Develop external network of industry specialists to bring outside-in knowledge of market trends and opportunities. Establish a robust understanding of new markets, industry trends, competitive positioning, and emerging companies.
  • What you need to succeed

  • Proven track record of delivering shareholder value through successful, diverse M&A.
  • Strategic thinker that connects the dots’. High EQ, executive influencing and business intuition.
  • Extensive, deep analytic skills. Maniacal attention to detail. Ability to adapt to ambiguous, evolving environments. High learning agility.
  • Consummate team player.

  • Excellent written communication skills, including presentation and memo formats. Strong spoken communication skills.
  • Deep interest and experience in Adobe’s key businesses (Document Cloud, Creative Cloud, Experience Cloud).
  • Proven strong people leadership & followership’. Commitment to coaching, mentoring and development within team and across organization.
  • 15+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate development. Operations, general management experience preferred.
  • Top-tier academic background; MBA highly desired. Deep network of relevant companies and industry contacts.
  • Get to know the business

    Take a peek into Adobe life in this video .

    When you join Adobe, you can look forward to collaborating with the most genuine people in the industry, working on projects with real purpose, and having immense pride in the products we create and the customers we support.

    You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique


    approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

    Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We hire hardworking individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, cultural background or religious beliefs.

    We know that when our employees feel appreciated and included, they can be more creative, innovative and successful. This is what it means to be Adobe For All.

    Learn more about our vision here .

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

    Please contact us to request accommodation.

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