New Low-code50 Honorees Announced

October 23, 2019

TYSONS, VA – New categories and names have been announced in the independently-researched “Low-code50” list. The list, researched and created by Influencer50, Inc., identifies the most influential thought-leaders informing and guiding the low-code application development market conversation. Influencers in the newly-unveiled categories of Enterprise & Government Users, Consultants & Systems Integrators, and Technology Vendors join the previously-announced members of the Academics, Analysts, and Journalists categories.

The Low-code50 study, commissioned by Appian (NASDAQ: APPN), was conducted under Influencer50’s proprietary and independent research methodology. The full list, as well as individual profiles on list members, are available at the new educational site.

The new Low-code50 categories and honorees are:

Enterprise & Government Users:

  • Howard Boville, CTO, Bank of America
  • Jim Fowler, EVP and CIO, Nationwide
  • Bernard Golden, VP, Cloud Strategy, Capital One
  • Jerome Gouvernel, Division VP and General Manager, ADP
  • Margaret Graves, Federal Deputy CIO, Office of Management and Budget
  • David Shive, CIO, General Services Administration
  • Saul Van Beurden, Head of Technology, Wells Fargo

Consultants & Systems Integrators:

  • Lanny Cohen, Group Chief Innovation Officer, Capgemini
  • Kathy Conrad, Director, Digital Government, Accenture Federal Services
  • Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Accenture
  • Ira Entis, Growth & Strategy Lead, Accenture Federal Services
  • Kirke Everson, Principal, Government Intelligent Automation Leader, KPMG
  • Ragu Gurumurthy, Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Deloitte LLP
  • Dan Helrich, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte Consulting
  • Matt Joe, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade
  • Keith Johnson, CTO and Chief Engineer, Defense and Intelligence Group, Leidos
  • Cliff Justice, Partner, KPMG
  • James Kaplan, Partner, McKinsey
  • Yogesh Khanna, SVP, CTO – GDIT, General Dynamics
  • P. Michael Lutz, Divisional MD and Head of Innovation, Accenture
  • David Schatsky, Managing Director, Technology Innovation, Deloitte LLP
  • Ron Tolido, Executive VP, Global CTO, Insights & Data, Capgemini

Technology Vendors:

  • Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist, AWS
  • Michael Beckley, Chief Technology Officer, Appian
  • Matt Calkins, CEO and Founder, Appian
  • Adrian Cockcroft, VP Cloud Architecture Strategy, AWS
  • Anne Delsanto, Executive VP/GM, Lightning Platform, Salesforce
  • Johan Den Haan, Chief Technology Officer, Mendix
  • Chirantan “CJ” Desai, Chief Product Officer, ServiceNow
  • Nicole Forsgren, Research and Strategy, Google
  • David Heinemeier Hansson, CTO, Basecamp
  • Melody Meckfessel, Co-founder, Observable
  • Derek Roos, CEO, Mendix
  • Paulo Rosado, CEO, OutSystems
  • Malcolm Ross, VP Product Strategy and Deputy CTO, Appian
  • Don Schuerman, CTO, Pegasystems
  • Chris Wanstrath, CEO, GitHub

For more information, visit The new site is an educational resource for anyone trying to understand low-code application development and its value in the enterprise.

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