Chad Chelius is a trainer, author, consultant, and speaker residing in the Philadelphia area. He’s been using Adobe products for over 25 years and began his career in the design and publishing industry. As an Adobe Certified Instructor and a consultant, he teaches and advises on all Adobe print and web products, specializing in InDesign and InCopy workflows, Illustrator, and PDF accessibility using Adobe Acrobat. He works with clients both large and small, in and outside the United States, helping them to solve problems, work smarter, and more efficiently using Adobe products.
Chad has been authoring content on Adobe products and related technologies for more than 15 years. He’s worked with leading publishers such as Peachpit Press/Adobe Press, Pearson Education, lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning He also contributes to InDesign Magazine, InDesignSecrets.com, and CreativePro.com. His latest book “Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration” was released last year.
As a speaker, Chad gives talks on Adobe applications at industry conferences of all sizes, including Adobe MAX, CreativePro Conference, The InDesign Conference, PePcon, and MakingDesign. When he’s not consulting and traveling, you’ll find Chad hanging out with his family or riding his road bike in the hills of beautiful Pennsylvania or snowboarding with his son and daughter. Follow Chad on Twitter: @chadchelius.