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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.[1] 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.[2] 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.[2] He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree by the University of Illinois in 2017.[3]


  1. ^ Gupta, Poornima (March 19, 2013). "Kevin Lynch, Adobe Chief Technology Officer, To Join Apple". Huffington Post. Reuters. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Gugliemo, Connie (March 19, 2013). "Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Joins Apple As VP of Technology". Forbes. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kevin M. Lynch Receives Honorary Doctor of Engineering – UIC College of Engineering". Retrieved 2018-03-09. 

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