November 5, 2013

Appian Named 2013 Red Herring 100 Global Award Finalist

Business Process Management Software Vendor Recognized for Industry Innovation and Customer Value

RESTON, Va.–November 5, 2013– Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, has been named a Finalist in Red Herring’s 2013 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most innovative and far reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. This is the second time that Appian has been honored in these awards.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1000 companies from over 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America award recipients, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management’s execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.

“Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments,” stated Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. “2013 has demonstrated the sector’s vibrant activity and its contribution to the global economic recovery. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are jumping ahead of the competition and making a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. Appian is performing exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2013 Top 100 Global Award.”

Appian continues to set the standard for innovation and technology development in the BPM industry, while adding more full-time positions to meet the growing demand for the Appian BPM Suite. From design and implementation of work process applications, to analysis of industry trends, Appian is dedicated to ensuring the success and satisfaction of all customers. Appian continues to implement its software capabilities at some of the world’s largest organizations while maintaining ease of use for all participants involved.

“Since day one of our company, Appian has sought out to be the leading innovator in the BPM market, and we continue to improve the way organizations work all around the world,” said Appian CEO and President Matt Calkins. “We are honored to be recognized by Red Herring.”

About Appian

Appian delivers an enterprise platform for digital transformation that enables organizations to revolutionize their customer experience, optimize their business operations, and master global risk and compliance. Powered by industry leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management capabilities, Appian’s low-code approach radically accelerates the time it takes to build and deploy powerful, modern applications, on-premises or in the cloud. For more information, visit