Evan McDonnell is Appian’s Vice President of Industry Practices, leading the company’s development of BPM capabilities for specific industry needs. Insurance and the Federal sector are very high on his radar. Evan has an extensive background in enterprise and SaaS software. He was most recently Vice President of Marketing at CodeRyte, a provider of automated medical coding software utilizing Natural Language Processing technology. Prior to that he was Vice President of Corporate Development at Progress Software, leading growth by acquisition including the $70M purchase of NEON Systems and the $88M purchase of DataDirect Technologies, where he was a member of the management team before joining Progress.