Sara Perkovic is the Director of Technology Programs, Business Operations and Communication for Adobe Research, a leading corporate research lab that explores and invents new technologies for Adobe’s products. Sara is responsible for technology programs that accelerate new technology development at Adobe Research. These programs include the research collaboration and internship programs, the technology publications program and the technology evaluation program. Sara is also responsible for the research lab’s operational and communication activities. Finally, she led the establishment of the Adobe / GEM partnership, and she continues to work on a number of Adobe diversity initiatives. Prior to Adobe, Sara worked on many cross-functional change initiatives, including the implementation and roll-out of enterprise applications, enterprise-wide business process improvements, and the development and management of technology and business initiatives.
Prior to her career in the software industry, Sara was a researcher and lecturer in Chemistry at Stanford University. Sara received her PhD in Theoretical Physical Chemistry from Cornell University, her Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University and her BA in Chemistry from Hunter College, in New York City.