As VP of EchoSign at Adobe, Jon Perera leads the company's e-signature business with responsibility for business strategy, worldwide revenue accountability, customer success and product management. Customers served by this SaaS solution include Google, Facebook, Oracle, American Express, British Telecom and more than 90 percent of the Fortune 1000. He additionally helps lead Adobe's overall digital document and e-commerce strategy and previously led the Adobe Education business. Across more than 20 years in the software industry, Perera has held a variety of marketing, technical and field positions. He joined Adobe from Microsoft, where he last held the position of general manager of the company�s academic programs group. He also served as general manager of business operations for Microsoft�s international headquarters in Paris, France. He was one of the company�s first product managers on Windows NT, which led to innovations including Active Directory, .NET and more, and he led the go-to-market for Microsoft�s middleware strategy across SQL Server, .NET and Visual Studio. Perera has also served on the board of the Technology Access Foundation, which is working to help children of color in public schools become college-ready for the STEM-related fields. He holds a bachelor�s degree in literature from Wesleyan University.
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