Meeting Seetharaman Narayanan, one of the prominent names behind the legendry Photoshop Software


Almost everyone in this world knows about 'Photoshop'. People may not have heard of 'Adobe' but Photoshop has established itself as a great brand over years. And in fact, in photography world people use 'photoshopped' as a verb as well as an adjective. If you happen to look at the credits of past several versions of Photoshop, there is one name that stands out - 'Seetharaman Narayanan', a Senior Principal Scientist who is a team in himself. Recently he was in India for few days and I got a chance to attend one of his talks.

Almost everyone in this world knows about 'Photoshop'. People may not have heard of 'Adobe' but Photoshop has established itself as a great brand over years. And in fact, in photography world people use 'photoshopped' as a verb as well as an adjective. If you happen to look at the credits of past several versions of Photoshop, there is one name that stands out - 'Sita Narayanan', a senior computer scientist who is a team in himself. Recently he was in India for few days and I got a chance to attend one of his talks.You can easily make out that Sita is all of the following things within the first 5 minutes of being in conversation with him -  passionate scientist, a jovial human being and a warm personality. It feels great to be part of same company which has folks like Sita who always inspire us. This was Sita's second visit to Adobe India in my presenceLast time when Sita was in India, we went out for a Photography tour in Delhi and it was the time when I got to interact with him first time. He is a down to earth person who makes you  comfortable while talking to him about anything anytime.None of the photographs shared here are clicked by me. All of these picked from Sita's fan page on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seetharaman-Narayanan-Photoshop/131435406874640 This is something we have picked form Sita's facebook page - 'He finished his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India. He came to the U.S to pursue his Masters in Engineering at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also masters in computer science.Then he joined CrystalGraphics as an engineer on Crystal TOPAS and after a few years at Crystal, He joined Adobe.Seetharaman Narayanan joined Adobe as an engineer responsible for making the Windows port happen. After laying the foundation for the Windows effort, one of the first things he did for the product was to make it multi-threadable. Those days, Mac did not support multi-threading but Windows NT did. In his spare time, he wrote the multi-threading plug-in that took advantage of multiple processor in Photoshop.'During today's talk he shared his journey in Adobe through various ups and few downs :). His energy, passion and 'can do' attitude was clearly visible in his talk. Almost every week I meet new Photographers in India and most of those folks know Sita as a great innovator who has contributed so much to their lives through awesome releases of Photoshop. And of course, I get multiple chances to flaunt that he is my colleague in US office and I have met him in person. Youngsters today can take great inspirations from Sita Narayanan. We at Photo Journey really value people like him because they not only inspire us to follow our passions but also show how much one can achieve if one stays focused.

You can easily make out that Seetha is all of the following things within the first 5 minutes of being in conversation with him -  passionate scientist, a jovial human being and a warm personality. It feels great to be part of same company which has folks like Seetha who always inspire us. This was Seetha's second visit to Adobe India in my presence.

Almost everyone in this world knows about 'Photoshop'. People may not have heard of 'Adobe' but Photoshop has established itself as a great brand over years. And in fact, in photography world people use 'photoshopped' as a verb as well as an adjective. If you happen to look at the credits of past several versions of Photoshop, there is one name that stands out - 'Sita Narayanan', a senior computer scientist who is a team in himself. Recently he was in India for few days and I got a chance to attend one of his talks.You can easily make out that Sita is all of the following things within the first 5 minutes of being in conversation with him -  passionate scientist, a jovial human being and a warm personality. It feels great to be part of same company which has folks like Sita who always inspire us. This was Sita's second visit to Adobe India in my presenceLast time when Sita was in India, we went out for a Photography tour in Delhi and it was the time when I got to interact with him first time. He is a down to earth person who makes you  comfortable while talking to him about anything anytime.None of the photographs shared here are clicked by me. All of these picked from Sita's fan page on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seetharaman-Narayanan-Photoshop/131435406874640 This is something we have picked form Sita's facebook page - 'He finished his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India. He came to the U.S to pursue his Masters in Engineering at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also masters in computer science.Then he joined CrystalGraphics as an engineer on Crystal TOPAS and after a few years at Crystal, He joined Adobe.Seetharaman Narayanan joined Adobe as an engineer responsible for making the Windows port happen. After laying the foundation for the Windows effort, one of the first things he did for the product was to make it multi-threadable. Those days, Mac did not support multi-threading but Windows NT did. In his spare time, he wrote the multi-threading plug-in that took advantage of multiple processor in Photoshop.'During today's talk he shared his journey in Adobe through various ups and few downs :). His energy, passion and 'can do' attitude was clearly visible in his talk. Almost every week I meet new Photographers in India and most of those folks know Sita as a great innovator who has contributed so much to their lives through awesome releases of Photoshop. And of course, I get multiple chances to flaunt that he is my colleague in US office and I have met him in person. Youngsters today can take great inspirations from Sita Narayanan. We at Photo Journey really value people like him because they not only inspire us to follow our passions but also show how much one can achieve if one stays focused.

Last time when Seetha was in India, we went out for a Photography tour in Delhi and it was the time when I got to interact with him first time. He is a down to earth person who makes you  comfortable while talking to him about anything anytime.

None of the photographs shared here are clicked by me. All of these picked from Seetha's fan page on Facebook -  

This is something we have picked form Seetha's facebook page - 'He finished his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India. He came to the U.S to pursue his Masters in Engineering at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also masters in computer science.Then he joined CrystalGraphics as an engineer on Crystal TOPAS and after a few years at Crystal, He joined Adobe.

Seetharaman Narayanan joined Adobe as an engineer responsible for making the Windows port happen. After laying the foundation for the Windows effort, one of the first things he did for the product was to make it multi-threadable. Those days, Mac did not support multi-threading but Windows NT did. In his spare time, he wrote the multi-threading plug-in that took advantage of multiple processor in Photoshop.
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Almost everyone in this world knows about 'Photoshop'. People may not have heard of 'Adobe' but Photoshop has established itself as a great brand over years. And in fact, in photography world people use 'photoshopped' as a verb as well as an adjective. If you happen to look at the credits of past several versions of Photoshop, there is one name that stands out - 'Sita Narayanan', a senior computer scientist who is a team in himself. Recently he was in India for few days and I got a chance to attend one of his talks.You can easily make out that Sita is all of the following things within the first 5 minutes of being in conversation with him -  passionate scientist, a jovial human being and a warm personality. It feels great to be part of same company which has folks like Sita who always inspire us. This was Sita's second visit to Adobe India in my presenceLast time when Sita was in India, we went out for a Photography tour in Delhi and it was the time when I got to interact with him first time. He is a down to earth person who makes you  comfortable while talking to him about anything anytime.None of the photographs shared here are clicked by me. All of these picked from Sita's fan page on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seetharaman-Narayanan-Photoshop/131435406874640 This is something we have picked form Sita's facebook page - 'He finished his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India. He came to the U.S to pursue his Masters in Engineering at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also masters in computer science.Then he joined CrystalGraphics as an engineer on Crystal TOPAS and after a few years at Crystal, He joined Adobe.Seetharaman Narayanan joined Adobe as an engineer responsible for making the Windows port happen. After laying the foundation for the Windows effort, one of the first things he did for the product was to make it multi-threadable. Those days, Mac did not support multi-threading but Windows NT did. In his spare time, he wrote the multi-threading plug-in that took advantage of multiple processor in Photoshop.'During today's talk he shared his journey in Adobe through various ups and few downs :). His energy, passion and 'can do' attitude was clearly visible in his talk. Almost every week I meet new Photographers in India and most of those folks know Sita as a great innovator who has contributed so much to their lives through awesome releases of Photoshop. And of course, I get multiple chances to flaunt that he is my colleague in US office and I have met him in person. Youngsters today can take great inspirations from Sita Narayanan. We at Photo Journey really value people like him because they not only inspire us to follow our passions but also show how much one can achieve if one stays focused.

During today's talk he shared his journey in Adobe through various ups and few downs :). His energy, passion and 'can do' attitude was clearly visible in his talk. Almost every week I meet new Photographers in India and most of those folks know Seetha as a great innovator who has contributed so much to their lives through awesome releases of Photoshop. And of course, I get multiple chances to flaunt that he is my colleague in US office and I have met him in person. 

Almost everyone in this world knows about 'Photoshop'. People may not have heard of 'Adobe' but Photoshop has established itself as a great brand over years. And in fact, in photography world people use 'photoshopped' as a verb as well as an adjective. If you happen to look at the credits of past several versions of Photoshop, there is one name that stands out - 'Sita Narayanan', a senior computer scientist who is a team in himself. Recently he was in India for few days and I got a chance to attend one of his talks.You can easily make out that Sita is all of the following things within the first 5 minutes of being in conversation with him -  passionate scientist, a jovial human being and a warm personality. It feels great to be part of same company which has folks like Sita who always inspire us. This was Sita's second visit to Adobe India in my presenceLast time when Sita was in India, we went out for a Photography tour in Delhi and it was the time when I got to interact with him first time. He is a down to earth person who makes you  comfortable while talking to him about anything anytime.None of the photographs shared here are clicked by me. All of these picked from Sita's fan page on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seetharaman-Narayanan-Photoshop/131435406874640 This is something we have picked form Sita's facebook page - 'He finished his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India. He came to the U.S to pursue his Masters in Engineering at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also masters in computer science.Then he joined CrystalGraphics as an engineer on Crystal TOPAS and after a few years at Crystal, He joined Adobe.Seetharaman Narayanan joined Adobe as an engineer responsible for making the Windows port happen. After laying the foundation for the Windows effort, one of the first things he did for the product was to make it multi-threadable. Those days, Mac did not support multi-threading but Windows NT did. In his spare time, he wrote the multi-threading plug-in that took advantage of multiple processor in Photoshop.'During today's talk he shared his journey in Adobe through various ups and few downs :). His energy, passion and 'can do' attitude was clearly visible in his talk. Almost every week I meet new Photographers in India and most of those folks know Sita as a great innovator who has contributed so much to their lives through awesome releases of Photoshop. And of course, I get multiple chances to flaunt that he is my colleague in US office and I have met him in person. Youngsters today can take great inspirations from Sita Narayanan. We at Photo Journey really value people like him because they not only inspire us to follow our passions but also show how much one can achieve if one stays focused. Youngsters today can take great inspirations from Seetharaman Narayanan. We at Photo Journey really value people like him because they not only inspire us to follow our passions but also show how much one can achieve if one stays focused.

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