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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 Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,275(+21%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$260.4 M(+15%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$187 (+9%)
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
Michael Beckley

Michael Beckley

Chief Technology Officer & Founder
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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 (1-Mar-2021)

13.2b

Closing stock price (1-Mar-2021)

187.0

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

159.8m

EV

13.1b
Appian's current market capitalization is $13.2 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

11 12 12

Customers

280 356 436 533

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

91/100

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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+

    86/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    88/100

  • Diversity

    A

    83/100

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Appian News and Updates

Appian wird als 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice für Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms ausgezeichnet

Appian-Kunden können mit der neuen Version der Low-Code-Automatisierungsplattform Apps und Workflows mit Low-Code RPA, Low-Code-Daten und nativer intelligenter Dokumentenverarbeitung noch schneller erstellen FRANKFURT, Deutschland, 23. Februar 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Appian (NASDAQ: APPN)...

Appian shares tumble 8.5% on Q4 results

Shares of Appian Corp. were down 8.5% in extended trading Thursday following the business-tools company's fiscal fourth-quarter results. Appian reported a net loss of $6.4 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $10.8 million, or 16 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Revenue r…

Appian shares tumble 8.5% on earnings miss

Shares of Appian Corp. were down 8.5% in extended trading Thursday following the business-tools company's fiscal fourth-quarter results. Appian reported a net loss of $6.4 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $10.8 million, or 16 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Revenue r…

Appian Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

Fourth quarter cloud subscription revenue increased 40% year-over-year to $36.9 million

Appian ernennt neuen Chief Marketing Officer

Expertin der Unternehmenstechnologie bringt jahrzehntelange Erfahrung und eine nachgewiesene Erfolgsbilanz mit, um die Markenbekanntheit von Appian auf dem Low-Code-Automatisierungsmarkt zu steigern FRANKFURT, Deutschland, 4. Februar 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) gab heute...

Appian Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results Conference Call and Will Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2020 after market close on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The company also will host a conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. ET to review i…
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Appian Blogs

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…

What the Months Ahead Look Like for Insurance

Insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries are under pressure to adapt to new customer expectations. Insurtechs have made omnichannel digital experiences the norm. And COVID-19 has forced the issue further, on top of necessary operational and claims process changes. Digital transformation is no longer …

Low-code in the Insurance Industry: Facing the Challenge of Digital Transformation

The insurance industry is among those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Claims are likely to top €190 billion in 2021, according to reinsurer Lloyd’s of London. However, the pandemic did not fire the starting pistol in challenging insurers to transform, although it has amplified the issue. You…

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

There’s a lot of hype out there about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it’s revolutionizing this or transforming that. But in this timely remix of a previously published post, AI expert Joanna Bryson (@j2bryson) calls out AI hyperbole and helps us cut through the smoke and mirrors on: Rooting ou…

Handling COVID-19 in the Workplace: 3 Lessons from the Frontlines

After nearly a year of dealing with COVID-19, organizations like yours have learned a lot of lessons. Lessons you didn’t ask for, and maybe never wanted to learn. But important lessons that help you protect employees as you get back to onsite work, whenever that may be.  Read on for three key takeaw…
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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.