San Diego, California
Since 1978, George Cacioppo has been a pioneer in the software engineering and technology sectors. Cacioppo hails from Suffolk County, New York, and has lived in the Northeast for more than 15 years, but now considers the West Coast to be his permanent home. He resides in the San Diego, California area with his wife and children. Cacioppo has been the visionary leader who has directed innovation, continuous improvement, and, most importantly, results throughout his outstanding professional career. His career to date has been remarkable in terms of creation, operation, and innovation in cloud-based high-capacity consumer digital commerce, media, and gaming.
Cacioppo started his professional career in 1978 as a Software Engineer at Hazeltine Industrial Products Division in Greenlawn, New York. He has continued to work there ever since. He was responsible for creating custom code for a broad variety of software systems in this job. After four years as a Software Engineer, George Cacioppo was appointed as the Engineering Manager by Digital Equipment Corporation (USA) in April 1982. He used his extensive experience from his previous role to quickly and successfully supervise the supply of font products for X-Windows-based desktop applications. Additionally, he established a number of procedures and processes for certifying and releasing a range of video terminals, as well as printing objects containing complex software.
I am the Vice President of Software Development at Adobe.
George Cacioppo has been elevated to Vice President of PostScript Software Development at Adobe, based on his prior experience managing complex PostScript laser printers in a previous post. Cacioppo worked at PostScript from April 1992 until February 2004, assisting in mold strategy, product development, and account growth. PostScript was established in 1984 as the world's first device-independent Page Description Language (PDL) and programming language, and it is still in use today. Cacioppo significantly contributed to the development of PostScript into a best-in-class RIP technology for commercial and office printing solutions throughout his more than decade-long tenure at Adobe. He was heavily engaged in the engineering management of up to 40 global OEM accounts totaling more than $200 million in sales. This necessitated managing the definition, development, and delivery of critical OEM software components, with a focus on the following:
The significance of following to a schedule
Unflinching software performance, and
Adobe employs world-class quality control standards across the organization.