12 Facts About John Warnock


John Warnock has pioneered the development of graphics, publishing, Web and electronic document technologies that have revolutionized the field of publishing and visual communications.


John Warnock was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah.


John Warnock has an honorary degree from the American Film Institute.


One of Adobe's popular typefaces, John Warnock, is named after him.


John Warnock is a past Chairman of the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.


John Warnock serves on the board of trustees of the American Film Institute and the Sundance Institute.


John Warnock's hobbies include photography, skiing, Web development, painting, hiking, curation of rare scientific books and historical Native American objects.


The recipient of numerous scientific and technical awards, John Warnock won the Software Systems Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1989.


In 1995 John Warnock received the University of Utah Distinguished Alumnus Award and in 1999 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.


In 2004, John Warnock received the Lovelace Medal from the British Computer Society in London.


John Warnock is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, the latter being America's oldest learned society.


John Warnock has received honorary degrees from the University of Utah, the American Film Institute, and The University of Nottingham in the UK.