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Appian CEO Matt Calkins Named 2017 Tech Titan

June 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT
Washingtonian Magazine Recognizes Top Innovators and Visionaries In the Technology Industry

RESTON, Va., June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Appian is pleased to announce its founder and CEO Matt Calkins was selected as one of the top “Tech Titans” in 2017 by Washingtonian Magazine. Every two years Washingtonian gathers the most influential and inspiring executives in the local technology scene, having named Matt to the list in 2013 and 2015 as well. In addition to running Appian, Matt is active in Virginia government and serves on the board of three prominent institutions: the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP), the Sorensen Institute, and the Northern Virginia Technology Council PAC. Also the author of three board games and winner of several game design awards, Matt is frequently a top finisher at the World Boardgaming Championships.

"It's an honor to be recognized as a leader in Washington's technology community,” said Matt Calkins, CEO of Appian. “Appian is a team effort, though, and the honor really belongs to the 750 employees who make the company what it is."

Appian offers businesses a compelling way to deliver innovative business applications that improve decision-making, mobilize key data and processes, and unite business and IT in driving bottom-line performance. Appian created a low-code application platform that delivers sophisticated enterprise-grade applications up to 20 times faster than traditional methods. Appian’s low-code platform allows businesses to engage in the digital transformation that many businesses believe is a core part of their strategy.  The platform provides organizations with software applications that are powerful and agile, allowing the ability to adjust to business and customer needs rapidly and easily - delivering the best customer experience possible.

Currently, Appian serves a wide variety of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, federal government, and more. To see how customers use Appian to accelerate meaningful digital transformation, view a series of video testimonials here.

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