Adobe's India campus was inaugurated in February 1998 to augment engineering resources for the Product Development organization. From the very outset, the focus was on hiring top engineering talent and establishing a world-class work ethic.
The results were soon evident.
In 1999 the India engineering team shipped key components for InDesign 1.0-Adobe's premium offering in the page layout and design area. A small engineering team was seeded to work on the Acrobat Desktop Product.
In 2000, the team expanded further and shipped components for Illustrator, Golive, Photoshop and Indesign 1.0 (J). A new team was setup to proliferate the Adobe Acrobat Reader on various alternative platforms.
A singular achievement in 2001 was the release of PageMaker 7.0 from the India campus. This was perhaps the first instance of a major international Desktop product being engineered from India. The Hand Held team shipped the Acrobat Reader on Palm OS and Pocket PC. These products ha