Lydia Varmazis is the Director of Emerging Markets and Technology at Adobe Systems Incorporated. In this role, Lydia helps define the strategic roadmap and new business concepts for the next generation of the Adobe® design, illustration and Creative Suite family of products. Lydia manages a team of product managers and software developers that deploys web-hosted (Web 2.0) solutions that leverage the Adobe technology such as Flash, ActionScript 3, Flex and Apollo. Prior to this, Lydia was Group Product Manger for Illustration and Mobile Technologies and held product management positions on the Adobe Acrobat and Adobe PDF Technologies teams. During the acquisition of Macromedia by Adobe, Lydia lead the team that defined the product integration features now available in the Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 family of products.
Lydia holds a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications Management from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, and a Masters in Business Administration from Graziadio School of Business Management at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.