Proven executive brings 30 years of technology sales expertise to low-code industry leader
McLean, VA – August 25, 2022--Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced the appointment of Christopher Jones to the position of Chief Revenue Officer. Jones will lead the company’s global sales operation, including direct sales, partnership, business development, and renewals teams. Jones will report to Appian CEO Matt Calkins.
“I am extremely excited to join this world class team,” said Jones. “Appian has built a leadership position in the low-code industry through superior technology and a compelling vision to empower organizations and individuals. I look forward to helping our customers and partners accelerate business outcomes with our platform.”
Jones has 30 years of experience in sales, with a focus on the technology industry. He has held executive sales and partnership positions at industry-leading organizations including Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales for business analytics platform provider Qlik and Chief Partner Officer at Infoblox, the leader in cloud-first DNS management and security. Jones was named a Top Channel Sales Leader by CRN magazine.
Chris joins Appian at just the right time,” said Calkins. “Process mining, workflow, and automation are converging. I'm excited to pioneer this new market with him.
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