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Appian is a company providing a low-code enterprise application development and business process management software. It offers a platform that accelerates the creation of business applications, interfaces, and process models as well as enables users to design for multiple devices simultaneously, connect various data sources without migration. The company serves automotive, manufacturing, energy and utilities, financial services, banking, capital markets, insurance, healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceutical, public sector, retail, telecommunications, media, and transportation industries.
TypePublic
Founded1999
HQTysons, VA, US
Websiteappian.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,275(+21%)
Job Openings316
Revenue (FY, 2019)$260.4 M(+15%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$113(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Appian

Matt Calkins

Matt Calkins

Founder and CEO, Director
Robert C. Kramer

Robert C. Kramer

General Manager, Director
Bob Kramer

Bob Kramer

General Manager
Mark Lynch

Mark Lynch

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Winters

Chris Winters

General Counsel
Marc Wilson

Marc Wilson

Founder and Chief Partner Officer
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Appian Office Locations

Appian has offices in Tysons, San Francisco, Boston, Denver and in 15 other locations
Tysons, VA, US (HQ)
7950 Jones Branch Dr
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
Brisbane, AU
54 111 Eagle St
Sydney, AU
1/92 Pitt Street
Toronto, CA
5600 100 King St W
Frankfurt am Main, DE
50 Mainzer Landstraße
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Appian Financials and Metrics

Appian Revenue

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Appian's revenue was reported to be $260.35 m in FY, 2019 which is a 14.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

260.4m

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

14.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

166.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

64%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(50.7m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(50.5m)

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

8.0b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

113.0

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

159.8m

EV

7.9b
Appian's current market capitalization is $8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

132.9m176.7m226.7m260.4m

Revenue growth, %

20%33%28%15%

Cost of goods sold

50.1m64.6m84.9m93.8m

Gross profit

82.8m112.1m141.8m166.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

38.3m43.2m44.6m50.6m51.7m59.9m54.9m60.2m59.6m66.9m69.4m

Revenue growth, %

(66%)

Cost of goods sold

12.7m16.6m16.6m18.7m21.0m21.6m20.1m22.2m24.1m23.1m24.0m

Gross profit

25.6m26.6m28.0m31.9m30.6m38.3m34.9m38.0m35.5m43.9m45.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

31.1m73.8m94.9m159.8m

Accounts Receivable

46.8m55.3m79.4m70.4m

Prepaid Expenses

3.3m7.0m21.3m33.0m

Current Assets

88.4m145.2m209.6m277.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

34.8m77.7m72.3m60.9m50.4m107.3m75.4m81.1m165.6m

Accounts Receivable

32.4m47.0m41.4m52.5m64.9m62.5m81.0m70.4m70.8m

Prepaid Expenses

5.9m5.8m6.3m7.1m6.4m6.0m20.3m7.7m10.2m

Current Assets

80.1m137.6m127.7m129.7m132.5m188.1m191.7m176.7m265.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(12.5m)(31.0m)(49.5m)(50.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

764.0k886.0k2.0m4.7m

Accounts Payable

1.3m4.1m7.5m(4.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(7.8m)(9.1m)(31.3m)(8.9m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

(3.4m)(17.9m)(24.1m)(9.6m)(20.5m)(35.5m)(17.5m)(26.9m)(39.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

219.0k443.0k673.0k268.0k951.0k1.5m798.0k1.9m3.3m

Accounts Payable

(3.9m)5.3m1.2m(2.2m)3.5m1.3m1.6m5.5m(3.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.7m(5.7m)(10.1m)(13.8m)(23.6m)(24.0m)(4.1m)11.9m(3.0m)
USDFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

-0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

-1.6 x
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Appian Operating Metrics

Appian's Customers was reported to be 533 in FY, 2019. Appian's Backlog was reported to be $176m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Countries

111212

Customers

280356436533

Backlog

$167 m$214 m$230 m$176 m

Retention Rate

112%117%120%122%122%119%119%117%117%116%117%119%115%
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Appian Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Novayre SolutionsJanuary 07, 2020
Appian Europe Ltd
Appian France SARL
Appian Netherlands BV
Appian Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Appian Software Australia PTY Ltd
Appian Software Germany GmbH
Appian Software International LLC
Appian Software Italy SRL
Appian Software Switzerland LLC
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Appian Revenue Breakdown

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Appian revenue breakdown by business segment: 41.9% from Professional Services and 58.1% from Subscriptions, Software and Support

Appian revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 32.3% from International and 67.7% from Domestic

Appian Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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Appian Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Appian Online and Social Media Presence

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Appian Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    87/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    89/100

  • Diversity

    A

    84/100

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Appian News and Updates

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Appian announces US$23m Caserones copper royalty sale

LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights Sale of Appian's royalty interest over the world class large scale Caserones copper mine to Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. for US$23 million in cash, as well as the Q1 and a third of the Q2 dividend to be payable to Appian, plus two million...

Entelgy Accelerates Time-to-Payment by 35% Using Appian RPA

MADRID, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) announced today that business and technology consultancy Entelgy deployed its first application on the Appian Low-code Automation Platform in just two weeks. Using Appian RPA, Entelgy transformed its customer billing workflows and...

Appian debuts new low-code features for enterprise

Software company Appian is rolling out new tools to address challenges in enterprise automation, including co-collaboration.

Low-Code’s Next Tier, Appian Automates Enterprise Data

Given the rise of low-code software platforms, it is perhaps natural to expect enterprise data itself to be given an automation boost.

Bankhaus von der Heydt fuels blockchain and crypto business growth with Appian

Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced that Bankhaus von der Heydt is using Appian to automate back-office operations and grow its banking business through new FinTech offerings.
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Appian Blogs

Combat the Risks of an Aging Banking System

Recent headlines have highlighted some of the severe risks of older core banking systems, namely aging user interfaces and a lack of governance.  The accounting foundation of an older core remains solid, but the ability to provide good governance, enforce business rules and present a user-friendly i…

Appian 21.1: Spotlight on Low-code, RPA, and IDP Features

Appian 21.1 incorporates many highly-requested features that improve usability and productivity including updated low-code RPA and intelligent document processing (IDP) features. Enhanced Low-Code RPA Appian 21.1 makes it even faster to build powerful bots with low-code RPA. New and updated features…

Appian 21.1: New features make building apps and workflows easier and faster than ever

Appian is the leader in enterprise low-code automation. We didn’t get there by being complacent, but rather from continuous, industry-leading innovations.  With each release, we reinforce our commitment to helping you build apps and workflows rapidly on our low-code automation platform to help you m…

Appian 21.1: Spotlight on Low-code RPA and IDP Features

Appian 21.1 incorporates many highly-requested features that improve usability and productivity including updated low-code RPA and intelligent document processing (IDP) features. Enhanced Low-Code RPA Appian 21.1 makes it even faster to build powerful bots with low-code RPA. New and updated features…

5 Principles of Enterprise Low-Code Application Development

In 2020, low-code application development went mainstream. Organizations everywhere prioritized the ability to rapidly adapt, making the Low-Code Application Platform (LCAP) an essential part of the enterprise technology stack.  Low-code may be everywhere—but many IT and development teams are failin…

AI Expert Joanna Bryson Dishes on Due Diligence and Rooting Out AI Bias, Part 2

How was that credit application declined? Why was that person denied parole? How were disability benefits cut for those constituents? And why do computers learning from humans automatically see certain occupational words as masculine and others as feminine? It’s hard to explain how the most advanced…
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Appian Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Appian founded?

    Appian was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Appian key executives?

    Appian's key executives are Matt Calkins, Robert C. Kramer and Bob Kramer.

  • How many employees does Appian have?

    Appian has 1,275 employees.

  • What is Appian revenue?

    Latest Appian annual revenue is $260.4 m.

  • What is Appian revenue per employee?

    Latest Appian revenue per employee is $204.2 k.

  • Who are Appian competitors?

    Competitors of Appian include Camunda, QuickBase and OutSystems.

  • Where is Appian headquarters?

    Appian headquarters is located at 7950 Jones Branch Dr, Tysons.

  • Where are Appian offices?

    Appian has offices in Tysons, San Francisco, Boston, Denver and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Appian have?

    Appian has 19 offices.