Equipo directivo de Appian

Matt Calkins Fundador y director ejecutivo

Matt Calkins Fundador y director ejecutivo

Matt founded Appian at age 26.  He won Dartmouth’s award for top economics graduate, class of ’94.  He is active in Virginia government and serves on the board of three prominent institutions: the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP), the Sorensen Institute, and the Northern Virginia Technology Council PAC.  He is the author of three boardgames and winner of several game design awards.  Matt is frequently a top finisher at the World Boardgaming Championships.

Matt Calkins, Fundador y Director Ejecutivo de Appian

Robert C. Kramer General Manager

Robert C. Kramer General Manager

Bob Kramer es responsable de la coordinación de las operaciones de negocio y técnicas en toda la empresa. Bob se licenció en la Wharton School de la Universidad de Pennsylvania. Es uno de los fundadores de Appian y miembro de la Junta Directiva.

Mark Lynch Chief Financial Officer

Mark Lynch Chief Financial Officer

Mark Lynch joined Appian in October 2008 and is responsible for overseeing all Appian financial activity. Prior to Appian, Mark served as CFO at MicroStrategy, and prior to that as CFO at World Airways. In addition, he was Vice President of Finance at Intellidata. Mark holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from The George Washington University. In 2010, Mark was named as CFO of the Year by the Washington Business Journal.

Edward Hughes Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Edward Hughes Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Edward Hughes has more than 25 years of experience driving software sales organizations to market leadership. Prior to Appian, Edward served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Pegasystems where he was responsible for doubling its size over a three-year period. Edward also served as Vice President of Sales for IBM and Rational Software. Edward started his career with Compuware Corporation where he rose to the position of Senior Vice President for Professional Services, overseeing a $1.2 Billion business.

Chris WintersConsejero legal corporativo

Chris WintersConsejero legal corporativo

Chris se unió a Appian en 2015 y dirige las funciones legales, de contratación y de cumplimiento de la compañía. Antes de unirse a Appian, Chris ocupó el puesto de director jurídico en Applied Predictive Technologies entre 2013 y 2015. Hasta 2013, trabajó como director jurídico suplente en CoStar Group y como asociado en Arnold & Porter. Chris es licenciado en Historia por la Universidad del Norte de Illinois y doctor en Jurisprudencia por la Universidad de Harvard. En 2016, Chris fue escogido como uno de los 40 asesores legales más destacados.

Michael Beckley Director de Tecnología
Director Relación con los clientes

Michael Beckley Director de Tecnología
Director Relación con los clientes

Como director tecnológico y de relación con los clientes, Michael Beckley lidera la filosofía tecnológica de Appian y supervisa las iniciativas relacionales con el cliente a nivel mundial. Michael forma parte de los comités asesores del departamento de Ciencias de la Programación de la Universidad de Virginia y de la Universidad de Maryland. Se licenció en el Dartmouth College y es uno de los fundadores de Appian.

Marc Wilson Vicepresidente sénior de asociaciones globales e industrias

Marc Wilson Vicepresidente sénior de asociaciones globales e industrias

Marc Wilson es uno de los fundadores de Appian y es responsable de ventas de la empresa en Servicios Financieros, Seguros y Farmacia. Anteriormente, Marc se encargó de crear las alianzas con los Partners Globales de Appian y de dirigir el área de Servicios Profesionales. Marc es licenciado en Administración y Relaciones Internacionales por Dartmouth College.Durante su época en universitaria en Dartmouth, Marc, era considerado uno de los mejores oradores de Estados Unidos.

Lang Ly Vicepresidenta Sénior de Estrategia

Lang Ly Vicepresidenta Sénior de Estrategia

Lang Ly es Vicepresidenta Sénior de Estrategia. En coordinación con el director ejecutivo y otros directivos, se encarga de desarrollar, comunicar, ejecutar y mantener las iniciativas estratégicas. Tiene 20 años de experiencia en liderazgo de software empresarial, servicios tecnológicos, servicios profesionales, tecnología de la información y propiedad inmobiliaria lo que la capacita para gestionar equipos, procesos y tecnologías para impulsar un cambio global positivo en la empresa. Lang es licenciada en Ingeniería Eléctrica y tiene un máster en Sistemas de la Información, es aficionada a la escalada y la fotografía y ha visitado los siete continentes.

Myles Weber Chief Information Officer

Myles Weber Chief Information Officer

Myles Weber is responsible for the Appian Cloud Platform as a Service offering. Additionally, Myles leads the worldwide Information Technology, Support, Security and Compliance operations. Myles joined Appian as one of its first employees with a background in business intelligence and web technologies in the financial services industry. Myles holds a BS degree in Information and Decision Sciences from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Suvajit Gupta Senior Vice President, Engineering

Suvajit Gupta Senior Vice President, Engineering

Suvajit Gupta oversees product management, development, and quality assurance of the Appian product. Suvajit has more than two decades of software development experience, and was Vice President of Development at Eloqua – a marketing SaaS provider that was acquired by Oracle. He received his master’s degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an undergraduate in Electronics and Communications Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in India.

Kevin Spurway Senior Vice President, Marketing

Kevin Spurway Senior Vice President, Marketing

Kevin Spurway leads Appian’s marketing and business development organizations. Prior to Appian, Kevin was SVP of Marketing at MicroStrategy, where he was responsible for product marketing and product management of the company’s analytics solutions. He has held similar senior marketing and corporate development positions at Altosoft, Appian, and PTC. Kevin holds a B.A. from Dartmouth and a JD from Harvard Law School.

Debbie Moser Vice President, Human Resources

Debbie Moser Vice President, Human Resources

Debbie Moser is Appian’s Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to joining Appian in 2010, Debbie was the Director of Human Resources for WEST*GROUP, a real-estate development company in Tysons Corner. Debbie holds a B.A. in Communication from Virginia Tech.

David Metzger Vice President of Talent Management

David Metzger Vice President of Talent Management

David Metzger is responsible for improving business value through employee and leadership development, workforce planning, employee assessment, and competency development. Prior to Appian, David served as Director of Leadership Development for Canon USA, developing the corporate university and talent management processes. David has more than 20 years of talent management experience. David received his MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.

Karen Astley Vice President, Asia Pacific

Karen Astley Vice President, Asia Pacific

Karen Astley leads Appian’s Asia Pacific operations, responsible for customer success throughout the region. Karen joined Appian in 2011 to open the Asia-Pacific practice and has expanded the client base across a range of industries. Karen is passionate about the benefits BPM brings to organizations and has 15 years of senior management experience at Pegasystems and Lombardi (now IBM). Karen has extensive knowledge of client implementations, having managed both pre- and post-sale consulting teams.

Paul Maguire Vice President of Europe

Paul Maguire Vice President of Europe

Paul es el director de operaciones de Appian en Europa. Cuenta con una amplia experiencia considerable llevando a empresas de software empresarial en líderes de mercado. Antes de incorporarse a Appian, Paul pasó 20 años en puestos de gestión sénior en Genesys, Pegasystems (donde consiguió multiplicar el crecimiento por 6 en 8 años) y Staffware (ahora Tibco). Paul está totalmente volcado en ayudar a las empresas europeas a rentabilizar al máximo sus beneficios con su inversión en Appian.

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Mike Devine Director

Mike chairs the Audit Committee of our Board. He was an audit partner at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. Mike led Andersen’s efforts in working with technology companies in the Washington, D.C. area. He has assisted many software and telecommunication companies in their transitions from start-up to IPO and beyond. After retiring from the public accounting business, Mike was CFO of Secure Software from 2004 through 2007. Since then, Mike has been helping technology companies improve their finance and accounting functions. Mike also served on the Board of Directors and audit committee at Martek Biosciences from 2008 until its acquisition by DSM in 2011.

Bobbie Kilberg President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

Bobbie Kilberg es Vicepresidenta y Directora Ejecutiva del Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), uno de los mayores grupos de asesores de empresas tecnológicas en Estados Unidos.  Kilberg tiene una gran experiencia profesional. Ha ocupado destacados cargos públicos con cuatro presidentes de Estados Unidos. En el sector privado, ha ocupado cargos sénior en Arnold & Porter, el Mount Vernon College y el Aspen Institute. Ha recibido muchos premios y reconocimientos, entre los que se encuentras la "lista de personajes empresariales más influyentes de Washington"en 2013. La revista Virginia Business la incluyó en su ranking de personajes más influyentes de Virginia" 2016. También ha formado parte de la lista «100 Titanes de la Tecnología de Washington» de la revista Washingtonian y la «Power 100» del Washington Business Journal en 2015. Estudió en la Escuela de Derecho de Yale, la Universidad de Columbia y el Vassar College. En 2013 recibió el título de Consejera Honoraria en Letras y Humanidades de Northern Virginia College.   Kilberg ha formado parte de numerosos Consejos de Administración y en la actualidad es miembro de las de United Bank – Va, RG Group, Inc., the American Action Forum y la Fundación NVTC.

Matt Calkins Fundador y director ejecutivo

Matt founded Appian at age 26.  He won Dartmouth’s award for top economics graduate, class of ’94.  He is active in Virginia government and serves on the board of three prominent institutions: the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP), the Sorensen Institute, and the Northern Virginia Technology Council PAC.  He is the author of three boardgames and winner of several game design awards.  Matt is frequently a top finisher at the World Boardgaming Championships.

Jack Biddle Director

Antes de cofundar NBVP en 1996, Jack fue presidente y director ejecutivo de InterCAP, una compañía de software gráfico informatizado para soporte de las empresas. InterCAP ocupó el número 18 en la lista «Fast 50» de las empresas de crecimiento mayor crecimiento de la Costa Este de Estados Unidos y fue adquirida por Intergraph en 1995. Entre 1987 y 1990, Jack ascendió de Asociado Sénior a Socio de Vanguard Atlantic, Ltd., un grupo de banca comercial centrado en asesoría de adquisiciones e inversiones en empresas de software. En VAL, fue Director Ejecutivo durante la transformación de software de sistemas y Director de Operaciones sobre la incorporación de aplicaciones. Anteriormente en su carrera profesional, trabajó en el sector de tecnologías de la información, especializándose en telecomunicaciones dentro del Grupo Gartner, donde también fue Asistente Ejecutivo del Director ejecutivo, Gideon Gartner. Su carrera profesional comenzó en 1983 en Austin (Texas), en la sociedad de Capital-Riesgo Business Development Partners. Jack es licenciado en Económicas por la Universidad de Virginia. En la actualidad, es Consejero en WealthEngine, Vision Chain (Presidente), CorasWorks (Presidente), Triumfant, eMinor/ReverbNation, Starfish Retention Solutions, Shoeboxed, FiberZone Networks, Princeton Optronics y Appian Corporation.

PV Boccasam Director

Prashanth, or “PV”, is a General Partner at Novak Biddle Venture Partners and has over 20 years of operational and executive management experience. PV is currently on the Boards of Appfluent Technologies, Appian Corporation, Centrifuge Systems and Copiun (acquired by Good Technology). He was also an investor and co-founder of ClearStandards (acquired by SAP AG in May 2009). Presently, PV has stepped in to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Orchestro (formerly Vision Chain) for which he sets the vision, strategy and governance for the evolving company. PV was also the founder and CEO (2001-2008) of Approva Corporation (acquired by Infor) and founder and president (1996-2000) of Entevo Corporation (acquired by Bindview Corporation).

Robert C. Kramer General Manager

Bob Kramer es responsable de la coordinación de las operaciones de negocio y técnicas en toda la empresa. Bob se licenció en la Wharton School de la Universidad de Pennsylvania. Es uno de los fundadores de Appian y miembro de la Junta Directiva.

Michael J. Mulligan Director

Michael J. Mulligan brings more than 20 years of executive operations insight and experience to the Appian board. Currently President of Sea Level Investment Corporation, he is the former Chairman and CEO of MapQuest, the world leader in online mapping and driving directions (now a subsidiary of AOL Time Warner). At MapQuest, Mulligan designed and executed the strategy that drove the company’s rapid growth to market leadership and a market value of more than $750 million. He successfully led the company through IPO and through its sale and integration into AOL. Prior to MapQuest, Mulligan was an executive with American Express, first in the Relationship Services group, where he oversaw the development of consequential new streams of profit through joint ventures, acquisitions, and business development, and later in the Travel Related Services group, where he developed and implemented the company’s Interactive Travel strategy. Mulligan has also held executive and leadership positions with Berlitz International, Trans National Group Services, and Bain and Company.