Steve Guttman

Steve Guttman is the Product Unit Manager for Expression Web at Microsoft where he oversees the product’s Development, Test and Program Management groups. Steve has been kicking around the graphics, multimedia and Internet industries for some years. He was the original product manager for Adobe Photoshop, and eventually managed Product Marketing for all of Adobe’s Macintosh graphics applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Dimensions and Streamline. Steve joined Fractal Design Corporation in 1994 as its VP of Marketing, where he launched the first version of Expression, and later did a stint as VP of Product Marketing for Macromedia’s Multimedia and Internet products group, where he helped develop the product strategy for Dreamweaver. He also helped launch one of the first photo communities at Zing.com in 1998. In 1999 Steve started Halfbrain.com, the first company to build and launch a browser-based spreadsheet and presentation program—over 6 years before Google’s initiative. Most recently, he worked at Autodesk, overseeing Product Management for its GIS and Civil Engineering products.