May 13, 2015

Appian’s Lang Ly Receives Women in Technology Leadership Excellence Award

VP of Business Applications Recognized for Technical Solutions Expertise

RESTON, Va.—May, 13, 2015— Appian, provider of the leading application platform for Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management solutions, today announced Lang Ly, Appian’s Vice President of Business Applications, has been recognized by Women in Technology (WIT), a leading technology advocacy organization, as the recipient of the 2015 Technical Excellence Award. WIT announced the winners last month at their 16th Annual Leadership Awards Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA. Over 350 attendees gathered to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of WIT, its members and set of award winners paving the way for leadership throughout the technology industry.

The Technical Excellence Award honors a woman making great strides in various facets of the technology sector. The recipient demonstrates an acceleration and advancement of her career in the technology industry beyond typical performance expectations, including work in the community.

WIT is a non-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentorship and technology education. With nearly 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry.

“I am extremely honored to be recognized by Women in Technology with the Technical Excellence Award,” said Ly. “I’ve had the privilege to work with high quality team members and technology my entire career, but am especially grateful for the team and technology here at Appian. After leading teams to develop custom enterprise application for years and joining Appian in 2013, I was pleasantly surprised by how Appian’s software makes enterprise application development extremely fast and flexible without sacrificing the unique requirements of our users. With the Appian Platform, my team and I are able to easily create technically excellent applications to improve our business operations and better serve our customers.”

As Vice President of Business Applications at Appian, Lang manages and delivers the Appian Application Platform vision through its implementation as an enterprise solution. With 19 years of leadership experience in software, technology services, professional services, information technology, and real estate, she is adept at using technology to optimize enterprise-wide business operations. In addition to her technical contributions, she enhances corporate culture by serving on the Appian Women’s Leadership Program board, mentoring junior employees, and championing innovative ideas like the new hire welcome program.

“Lang is a terrific innovator, leader, and change agent. She’s also a terrific person,” said Matt Calkins, President and CEO of Appian. “We’re proud of her award, and glad to work with her.”

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