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10 Best CIOs to Watch 2019

Appian; led by Myles Weber is unscrambling the business applications to deliver the symbolic appraisal


Cloud computing sectors have turned out to be the most astonishing and crucial firm in the field of information technology. It plays a pivotal role in resource management, especially data storage and powerful computing technology, without requiring any active management by the user. It generally describes the data centers that are available to users over the internet. The cloud computing firm is spread across the globe and plans a pivotal role in contributing to the nation's economy. These companies are distributed all over the world in multiple locations and connected through central servers, or if the connection to the user is close then, it may be designated as the edge server.

Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale. The goal of any cloud computing company is to allow users to take benefit from all of these technologies, without the need for in-depth knowledge about or expertise with each one of them. The cloud aims to cut costs and helps the users focus on their core business instead of being impeded by IT. The leading enabling technology for cloud computing is virtualization which creates a separate computing device into one or more "virtual" machines, each of which can be easily used and managed to perform computing tasks.

One such company which is a pioneer in the field of cloud computing is Appian, which is founded in the year 199, has its headquarters located at Tysons, Virginia, America. The firm is recognized as a global leader in multiple enterprise technology markets. Appian sells a Platform as a service for building enterprise software applications. It competes in the Low-Code Development, business process management, and Case Management markets. It also provides functions such as intelligent business process management systems (iBPMS), dynamic case management (DCM), and digital process automation (DPA)

Main Objectives

The firm measures success through their success. They believe in achieving business goals to ensure that the applications of their clients deliver maximum value, faster.


The firm mainly believes in trust, transparency, and confidence. The central vision of the firm is business continuity by keeping their critical applications secure, available and compliant with local and global regulations.


The company aims to provide security, scalability, and reliability to meet many industry security standards for compliance and data privacy.

Speed and impact in one platform

Low-code development

Appian makes it easy to build robust enterprise applications fast. It delivers the speed of enterprise low-code development and the power of industry-leading intelligent automation. It's the secret weapon to put the digital transformation on the fast track. It aims at building applications to optimize any process across people, AI, and robots with virtually no code. Quickly build applications to streamline any process across people, AI, and robots with almost no system. Unify the data from different organizations into meaningful and straightforward views that are a single click away with fast-paced business action.

Intelligent Automation

The firm aims to design, execute, manage, and optimize enterprise processes to improve operational efficiency and customer engagement with its powerful process engine which can efficiently orchestrate both human and system actions into automated process flows.

Energy and utility

The company mainly focuses on drive efficiency for most complex and critical operations processes, leading to unmatched productivity and cost savings. It also aims to provide improvised response time for incident management, service requests, and supplier relations to increase satisfaction from market strategy to project planning and execution, delivering unprecedented growth.


The firm aims at better management of the patient journey with streamlined systems, from clinical trials to referrals. Ensures quality and compliance at every stage of the treatment process, provides management with apps and network services to achieve data quality, and realize network potential with a modern, simple, and unified view of providers.


The firm goes beyond traditional channels to deliver growth and create customer loyalty. Enable efficient, connected underwriting to increase new business with policy administration and Services. It also rapidly deploys applications to enhance the customer experience.

Life sciences and pharma

The company aims to provide streamlined management and improve the throughput of scientific experiments to achieve transparency and improve internal monitoring of administrative tasks. It also takes charge of marketing activities, leveraging medical affairs to control your engagement with patients and healthcare providers.

Meet the stalwart behind the glory

Myles Weber is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Appian. He leads the global information technology, support, security, and compliance operations. He has a strong knowledge of business intelligence and web technologies in the financial services industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in information and decision sciences from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Myles is an innovative and dedicated senior executive with a healthy balance of business and technical leadership.

"We think deeply about the security of your data, but also about your business services integrity, compliance, customer experience, and reputation."