SOURCE: Appian Corporation

Appian Corporation

July 12, 2011 08:50 ET

Appian CEO Matthew Calkins Named to Northern Virginia Technology Council Board of Directors

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced that President and CEO Matthew Calkins was named to the Northern Virginia Technology Council's (NVTC) Board of Directors at the Council's June 30, 2011 Annual Meeting.

NVTC is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region.

"Matt will be a strong asset to our Board because he combines an entrepreneur's spirit with the experience of a seasoned executive officer," said Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of NVTC. "He knows our region's technology community, and understands what it takes to build a successful international organization that is based on innovation as its competitive advantage."

Mr. Calkins was appointed for a three-year term to help guide NVTC in its mission to be the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking, education, services and advocacy. NVTC is also focused on branding its region as a major global technology center, promoting state and regional economic development, and driving initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas.

"As a long-time NVTC member, I appreciate the great value the organization provides to entrepreneurs and executives in the local technology community," said Calkins. "I look forward to increasing my participation with the organization's leadership team."

About Appian
Appian is the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software. Appian's combination of simplicity and power provides everything business users need to drive transformational process improvement -- on the desktop or via mobile devices. Commercial and government organizations around the globe use Appian to increase agility and collaboration, and accelerate business performance. Appian empowers more than 3 million users from large Fortune 100 companies, to the mid-market and small businesses worldwide. Appian is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. region, with professional services and partners around the globe. For more information, visit

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