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Vice President, Investor Relations

  • McLean, Virginia
  • Corporate
  • Added


Here at Appian, our core values of Respect, Work to Impact, Ambition, and Constructive Dissent & Resolution define who we are. In short, this means we constantly seek to understand the best for our customers, we go beyond completion in our work, we strive for excellence with intensity, and we embrace candid communication. These values guide our actions and shape our culture every day.  When you join Appian, you'll be part of a passionate team that's dedicated to accomplishing hard things.

VP, Investor Relations

The Vice President of Investor Relations will broaden and enhance shareholder value and the organization's financial image through a superlative investor and shareholder communications program.


  • Lead the quarterly earnings process, including writing the press release and script, preparing the earnings call presentation, and preparing management for Q&A; support composition of SEC filings

  • Ensure regular communication with existing shareholders, while targeting new potential long-term shareholders

  • Point of contact for Appian’s covering sell-side research analysts, as well as potential future analysts

  • Prioritize and organize conferences and analyst sessions for Investor Relations/management to participate in or host

  • Monitor shareholders and coordinate with various vendors to understand the composition of the shareholder base

  • Work with management to refine the Appian messaging for external shareholders

  • Prepare presentations, including board material and investor decks

  • Capital markets support, including partnering with investment banks, stock exchange, etc

  • Collaborate across the organization, including engineering, marketing, and sales, to unify reporting of metrics and company messaging

  • Support ad hoc projects from management, finance, etc

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Marketing, Corporate Communications, Business, or related field required

  • Software industry expertise

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and networking skills with a variety of personalities and positions
  • Solid understanding of the financials and metrics performance as well as the product and market to create a narrative for external consumption

  • Ability to convert complex financial information into understandable text

  • Ability to analyze and improve opportunities for investors

Tools and Resource 

  • Training and Development: During onboarding, we focus on equipping new hires with the skills and knowledge for success through department-specific training. Continuous learning is a central focus at Appian, with dedicated mentorship and the First-Friend program being widely utilized resources for new hires. 
  • Growth Opportunities: Appian provides a diverse array of growth and development opportunities, including our leadership program tailored for new and aspiring managers, a comprehensive library of specialized department training through Appian University, skills based training, and tuition reimbursement for those aiming to advance their education. This commitment ensures that employees have access to a holistic range of development opportunities.
  • Community: We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Appian fosters inclusivity through our 8 employee-led affinity groups . These groups help employees build stronger internal and external networks by planning social, educational, and outreach activities to connect with Appianites and larger initiatives throughout the company.

About Appian

Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI-Powered Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences. For more information, visit . [Nasdaq: APPN]

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