January 17, 2023 – Berlin, Germany. Continuing its ongoing commitment to ISO standards for PDF technology, Adobe, a Partner member of the PDF Association, has renewed its Standards Support Endowment for 2023 to PDF Association, Inc., the US sister organization of the German PDF Association, e.V. and the ANSI-appointed standards manager for ISO TC 171 SC 2.
The Standards Support Endowment supplements PDF Association membership dues to support administration of ISO TC 171 SC 2 and to sustain the continuing development of new and updated ISO specifications and standards for PDF technology.
"We are proud that Adobe's Standards Support Endowment, now in its fifth year, facilitates the PDF Association's ongoing vital work sustaining and developing PDF and related specifications and standards," said Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe’s Senior Principal Architect for PDF and a member of the PDF Association board of directors.
Said PDF Association CEO Duff Johnson; "Together with membership dues from companies around the world, Adobe's endowment makes it possible for the PDF Association to provide a vendor-neutral platform for PDF Association members and those in related industries to engage in specifications and standards development to benefit the industry as a whole."
As in 2022, the value of Adobe's Standards Support Endowment in 2023 is $178,800. The endowment is not exclusive; other organizations may also endow PDF Association activities, which are overseen by the PDF Association's Board of Directors.
Any questions about Adobe's Standards Support Endowment should be directed to PDF Association CEO Duff Johnson.
The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value members have come to expect. Staff members of the PDF Association include: Alexandra Oettler (Editor), Betsy Fanning (Standards Director), Duff Johnson (Chief Executive Officer), Matthias Wagner (CFO & Operations Director), Peter Wyatt (Chief Technology Officer), Thomas Zellmann (PDF Evangelist).