Who are we?

Groundswell Consulting Group is Appian’s fastest growing Trusted Partner. Founded by Appian alumni with over 50 years of combined Appian experience, the Groundswell team doesn’t just follow best practices, we helped write them. With a history of delivering innovative solutions for many of Appian’s largest scale customers worldwide, Groundswell is the go-to partner for mission critical Appian implementations. Groundswell’s world-class accelerators, component libraries, and foundations give clients the tools they need to establish a true platform solution and quickly reach their transformation goals.

Executive Team

Blake Templeman

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Founder and CEO

Blake is a visionary leader in modern software and technology with a demonstrated ability to manage professional service organizations and deliver high value results for business clients. For over 15 years, he has maximized customer success through a holistic understanding of business needs and building the best team for the job.

Eric Grinnalds

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Founder and COO

Eric brings over 13 years of experience designing and delivering mission critical technology solutions for customers. He focuses on customer success by ensuring our clients see rapid solution delivery built and tailored for each client's unique business needs. 

Justin Watts

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Founder and CTO

Justin is an innovator with over a decade of experience successfully solving customer business challenges with technology that aligns with their corporate goals. He is consistently on the cutting-edge, exploring emerging technologies to re-engineer business processes, drive value, and deliver results for our clients.