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Appian Named Tech Company of the Year by Northern Virginia Technology Council

Appian Contributor
October 26, 2015

Application Platform Leader Recognized for Performance, Innovation and Leadership in Northern VA/DC Metropolitan Area

RESTON, Va.—October 26, 2015—Appian today announced that the organization has been named “Tech Company of the Year for 2015 (Over $50M in Revenue)” by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) as part of the 2015 NVTC Tech Awards. Appian was recognized for its corporate performance and industry leadership in transforming how enterprise applications are developed, delivered and used. Appian’s Senior Vice President of Industry Markets and Co-Founder Marc Wilson was on-hand to receive the award last Monday evening at NVTC’s TechCelebration Annual Banquet at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA.

“The NVTC Tech Awards honor the best and brightest organizations paving the way for innovation and positive change in our technology community, and Appian embodies these qualities to the fullest,” said Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO, NVTC. “It is my honor to congratulate Appian as a Tech Company of the Year for its achievements in providing an industry-leading application platform for its large number of global customers.”

MorganFranklin Consulting, Appian’s nominator for the award, spoke about the recognition: “On behalf of MorganFranklin Consulting, I would like to commend Appian for this well-deserved achievement,” said David Roggen, Director of Strategy, Finance, and Operations at MorganFranklin Consulting. “Appian is an influential and innovative leader in our region’s technology community, and MorganFranklin was pleased to nominate them.”

NVTC is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia, representing over 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC Tech Awards honors groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovations in our region’s technology community. The Tech Awards highlight innovative companies and influential leaders in the following categories: Tech Company of the Year, Tech Executive of the Year, NVTC Associate Member of the Year and Innovative Use of Technology.

The Appian application platform allows organizations around the globe to rapidly build, deploy, and change innovative business applications. This approach to custom software combines enterprise data management, write once run everywhere mobility, and social collaboration with flexible cloud and on-premise hosting. Appian unites IT and the business to create powerful applications that require virtually no coding, making them easy to change over time and requiring virtually no end-user training, increasing broad adoption.

“Appian’s recognition as the NVTC Tech Company of the Year demonstrates our commitment to provide an enterprise platform for our customers to build better apps for their most critical business needs,” said Matt Calkins, President and CEO at Appian. “Technology in Northern Virginia continues to grow and rapidly evolve with each new innovation, and Appian is honored to be recognized as a company that is leading this charge.”

Appian’s leadership team, product experts, local customers and partners will all participate in next week’s user group meeting on Tuesday, October 27 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. For more information, visit the Appian Around the World event site.

About NVTC

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. – Learn more at:

About Appian

Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences.

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