Paul Franks

Senior Account Executive, Financial Services

Appian Corporation, Asia-Pacific and Japan

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Paul has over 30 years’ technology, commercial and professional services experience in
sales, advisory and implementation services, account management and thought leadership
in financial services in senior executive and management roles. He is a senior account
executive for banking and insurance at Appian Corporation, a leading no-code process
automation software vendor.

He was formerly the Director, Financial Services, ANZ for a leading analytics
software vendor for over 12 years responsible for sales and go-to-market strategy, business
development and account management for banking and insurance. He was executive
sponsor for several of its largest banking customers in Australia and New Zealand, an
executive adviser for banking and insurance solutions and was awarded APJ Customer
Adviser of Year in 2020. He is the recipient of multiple Managing Director and Regional Vice
President Excellence Awards and led the Banking Industry Board. He is a recognised and
experienced public speaker and thought leader and subject matter expert in banking,
insurance and technology.

Prior to that role, he was Head of Distribution for a major Australian high net worth adviser
network with over three hundred advisers and a Financial Services Advisory and Assurance
Partner specialising in risk management, technology assurance and process advisory
services for Deloitte and EY.

He is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of
Finance, Certified Finance and Treasury Professional and Chartered Accountant

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