SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MITCHELL DAVID LEON

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O APPIAN CORPORATION
11955 DEMOCRACY DRIVE, SUITE 1700

(Street)
RESTON VA 20190

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
01/01/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
APPIAN CORP [ APPN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Senior VP, Worldwide Sales
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit (1) (1) Class A Common Stock 81,146 (2) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. 50,000 of the Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") were granted on 2/15/2018 and 31,136 of the RSUs were granted on 7/30/2018 and vest in five (5) equal annual installments commencing on the one-year anniversary of 3/5/2018 and 8/5/2018, respectively, provided that the Reporting Person has provided continuous service to the Issuer through such vesting date.
2. Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one share of Issuer's Class A Common Stock (or its cash equivalent, at the discretion of the Issuer).
Remarks:
/s/ Angela Patterson, Attorney-in-Fact 01/07/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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Exhibit

POWER OF ATTORNEY
Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Christopher Winters, Angela Patterson, Nicole Brookshire, Mark Ballantyne and Jason Minio, signing individually, the undersigned’s true and lawful attorneys-in fact and agents to:
(1)
execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer, director or beneficial owner of more than 10% of a registered class of securities of Appian Corporation, Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) and the rules thereunder and a Form ID, Uniform Application for Access Codes to File on EDGAR;
(2)
do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to execute such Forms 3, 4, or 5, or Form ID (including any amendments thereto) and timely file such forms with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority, including creating a new passphrase and generating new EDGAR access codes via the EDGAR filer manager website; and
(3)
take any other action of any nature whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact’s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is Appian Corporation assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the earliest to occur of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by Appian Corporation, (b) revocation by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact or (c) as to any attorney-in-fact individually, until such attorney-in-fact is no longer employed by Appian Corporation or Cooley LLP.
The undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of December 19, 2018.



/s/ David Mitchell    
David Mitchell