Christopher O’Connell is Vice President of Federal Sales at Appian Corporation where he has successfully positioned Appian as the BPM leader in the Federal government. A passionate advocate for innovation and effectiveness in government, Mr. O’Connell is focused on the rapid delivery of Cloud, Mobile and Social-based solutions for Federal agencies and their customers.
Mr. O’Connell spent 14 years of his career in Public Sector consulting where he led the design of more than $3.5 billion in ground-breaking IT development and modernization efforts for the Federal government. Mr. O’Connell previously served as Vice President of Federal Services for Appian, as well as Delivery Program Executive for IBM Global Business Services, and Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Coopers & Lybrand.
Prior to entering the Federal space, Mr. O’Connell, who holds a degree in Journalism from the University of College Park, worked as a Multimedia Producer at Reuters.