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Appian Appoints Michael G. Devine to Board of Directors

Appian Contributor
April 2, 2015

RESTON, Va.—April 2, 2015—Appian, provider of the leading application platform for Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management solutions, today announced that Michael G. Devine, former Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP and Deloitte  & Touche, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Devine brings extensive financial reporting and audit committee experience to the Board.

Mr. Devine led the Mid-Atlantic technology practice for Arthur Andersen. He has also held numerous executive roles in public and private companies.

  • Mr. Devine served as the Chief Financial Officer of Secure Software, Inc. from September 2004 to 2007 and oversaw all of its administrative functions including finance, accounting, legal and human resources systems and infrastructure.
  • During his tenure at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, his clients (including Best Software, Transaction Network Services, UUNET Technologies, Vastera, and Visual Networks) were emerging technology companies that progressed from start-up and financing, through rapid growth, IPO and beyond.
  • He is a Member of the Advisory Board of The Entrepreneur Center at the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and a former Member of the Board of Directors of NVTC, the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, and the Fairfax County Public Schools Education Foundation.

“I’m excited to be part of Appian’s team as a complement to what is already a very strong Board of Directors with a clear vision for market dominance,” said Mr. Devine. “Appian is breaking new ground and transforming the world of Application Platforms. I look forward to helping them maximize their returns on what is an enormous market opportunity.”

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