Kevin Lynch (computing)
Kevin Lynch is an American software developer. He is currently vice president of technology at Apple Inc., after working as the chief technology officer of Adobe Systems. At Apple, Lynch has been responsible for developing the software of Apple's smartwatch project, the Apple Watch, a device he demonstrated at a press conference in September 2014.
Before Adobe, Lynch worked for Macromedia, joining Adobe when it acquired Macromedia in 2005. During his time at Adobe, Lynch was a staunch advocate of Flash, Adobe's multimedia software platform, and has been critical of Apple for hindering the use of Flash on its mobile devices, the iPhone and iPad. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree by the University of Illinois in 2017.
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