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Founded in 1999, Appian Corporation is a cloud computing and enterprise software company headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Appian offers a low-code automation platform with a visual interface and pre-built development modules. As of August 2020, it was the only pure-play provider of low-code software on the stock market. Like other low-code automation platforms, it enables businesses to create apps using little or no code.



Matt Calkins
Founder & CEO


US, VA, McLean
Appian was founded in 1999



Appian's Low-code Platform

The Appian Low-Code Platform combines the critical capabilities needed to get work done faster, Process Mining + Workflow + Automation, in a unified low-code platform. Appian is open, enterprise-grade, and trusted by industry leaders. The platform includes Appian AI and Appian RPA.


Appian offers different solutions for your business:

Solutions by industry: Education, Energy & Utility, Banking & Finance, Public Sector, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telecom, Logistics & Transportation, Retail, Media & Entertainment
Solutions by function: Sales, Customer Support, Supply chain, Finance, Data Analytics
Solutions by technology: RPA, BPM, IDP, Process Mining
Discover how intelligent automation will change the way you work - forever. See how to put tasks and process on autopilot to increase efficiency. Discover how to store and share pre-built automations to help scale your business. Sign up to get quick access to a full, personalized product demo.

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Support 24/7 x 365
Contact Appian technical support by calling your local support team: Americas: +1 703 442 1066, APAC: +61 285 203 042, EMEA: +44 20 3695 0246, France: +33 184 886 650, Italy: +(39) 0230451913, Singapore: +65 3158 1663, Spain: +(34) 910762836
Support types: Community Access, Live Phone Support, Email


Digital Transformation, Low-Code Application Development, Business Process Management (BPM), Application Platform-as-a-Service, Dynamic Case Management, Enterprise Mobility, Social Business Collaboration, Analytics Management, Business Rules, Enterprise Integration, Intelligent Automation, low-code, enterprise software, cloud platform, and cloud.

Appian latest news


  • Appian was founded in 1999 by Michael Beckley, Robert Kramer, Marc Wilson, and Matthew Calkins.
  • On May 25, 2017, Appian became a publicly-traded company, trading as APPN on the NASDAQ Global Exchange.
  • In May 2019, it released Appian AI, enabling artificial intelligence capabilities on its platform.
  • The company announced the acquisition of Novayre Solutions SL (Spain), the Jidoka RPA platform developer, in early 2020.
  • In August 2021, Appian acquired the process mining company Lana Labs. In the same month, Gartner put Appian in its Gartner Magic Quadrant for RPA as a Visionary.