Since 2007
International Offices
15
Employee Count
253
Engagements Delivered
5272
Partner Count
19

About Us

About Us
Appnovation is a global Digital Solutions and Managed Services provider delivering strategy, application development and enterprise integration on leading open technologies.

Appnovation’s in-house experts analyze, strategize, build and deploy high-performing, secure and scalable digital experiences, spanning many industries and project types. Additionally, Appnovation provides a wide range of user experience/customer experience capabilities, with 24/7 support and maintenance. Boasting 15 global locations, with 250 employees, Appnovation is equipped to deliver innovative digital strategies and open technology expertise.

The firm garners an impressive client roster that ranges from Start-Ups to Fortune 500 companies, government entities, nonprofit organizations and beyond. As well as being technical architects, Appnovation also helps clients to identify opportunities for innovation, ensuring that they remain competitive. Since its inception in 2007, Appnovation has worked with hundreds of clients, delivering thousands of projects, achieving international recognition and awards for development, innovations, and business success.

Open Digital Delivered.

Powering the World with Open Technologies
Appnovation Core Values
Growth
Innovation
Openness
Customer Satisfaction
Teamwork
Growth is about constantly challenging and stretching ourselves, both personally and professionally. Appnovators are encouraged to unlock their own potential through learning, bravery and jumping at opportunity. Our people are the foundation of our growing business.
Innovation is not necessarily about new technology, it’s about challenging the norm: identifying new methods, processes and ways to connect the dots. Appnovators introduce creative solutions, services and best practices to the community through the pursuit of originality.
At Appnovation we know that openness has a significant impact on the business which is why we are committed to knowledge sharing, contribution, and informed decision-making. Our cross-functional team members encourage dialogue, assume the best in each other and consistently act with good intentions.
Appnovation’s reputation exemplifies excellence in customer satisfaction; we honour the unique qualities in our clients, recognize their constantly changing needs, and are responsive. Delivering on our promises through providing cutting edge open source solutions to our clients is paramount.
Appnovation’s reputation exemplifies excellence in customer satisfaction; we honour the unique qualities in our clients, recognize their constantly changing needs, and are responsive. Delivering on our promises through providing cutting edge open source solutions to our clients is paramount.
Brand Personality

Confident
Agile
Innovative
Professional
Passionate

#TheAppnoWay

The Appno Way is how we as Appnovators leverage our Core Values to achieve the goal of “Powering the World with Open Technologies.”

Timeline of Major Appnovation Milestones
September 2007
Appnovation Technologies is founded
It all started here, way back when.
October 2010
Appnovation achieves Platinum Partner status with Alfresco
Appnovation achieves Platinum Partner status with Alfresco.
December 2010
Appnovation first ranked on the PROFIT HOT 50
Coming in at #16, Appnovation gets its first ranking on the PROFIT HOT 50.
November 2011
Enterprise Level Partnership with Acquia
Appnovation promoted to Enterprise Level partnership with Acquia.
February 2012
Promoted to Acquia Enterprise Select Partnership
Appnovation promoted to Enterprise Select partnership with Acquia.
May 2012
Partner Solution of Year Award
Appnovation awarded "Partner Solution of the Year" by Alfresco Software for Drupal Alfresco Integration Solution.
April 2013
Branham300 Listing
Appnovation listed for the first time as one of Canada’s top ICT leaders in the 2013 Branham300 listing.
May 2013
Nominated for The Best of NY Awards & Digital Gov Achievement
Appnovation’s NYCDOT Drupal Site Nominated for The Best of New York Awards and the 2013 Digital Government Achievement Awards.
May 2013
Cover Story in Profit$ Magazine
Appnovation & CEO Arnold Leung the Cover Story in Profit$ Magazine.
May 2013
Acquia Partner Site of Year & Blue Drop Awards
Appnovation Wins Acquia Partner Site of the Year award for the Elle Decor Lookbook iPad app and a Blue Drop Award Best E-Commerce for their work on Kixify.
November 2013
100 Full-time Employees
Appnovation reaches over 100 full-time employees worldwide.
December 2013
Successful migration of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Appnovation Helps BART.gov Keep its Riders Connected - successful migration of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) website from a proprietary content management software system to Drupal 7
February 2014
NAV Canada POC
Appnovation partners with NAV Canada to develop a proof of concept, using Mulesoft, that pulls weather and flight information then compiles, translates and exports the data into multiple customer requested formats.
April 2014
Listed #1 Branham300: #1 in Top 20 Movers and Shakers
Appnovation Listed on 2014 Edition of the Branham300: #1 in Top 20 Movers and Shakers category.
June 2014
5 Blue Drop & 2 Acquia Award Wins
Appnovation wins 5 Blue Drop Awards, including Drupal Website of The Year: Samsung Knox, and 2 Acquia Partner Site of the Year Awards.
August 2014
Appnovation opens Saint John, N.B. office
Appnovation opens an office location in Saint John, New Brunswick.
November 2014
Appnovation opens Caerphilly, Wales office
Appnovation opens an office location in Caerphilly, Wales.
November 2014
Listed on Deloitte Technology Fast 50, Fast 500
Appnovation listed on 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, Fast 500.
July 2015
CEO finalist for 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
Arnold Leung selected as a finalist in the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program.
August 2015
Launch of Corporate Citizenship Initiative
Appnovation Launches Corporate Citizenship Initiative with PeaceGeeks Partnership.
September 2015
Named to PROFIT 500
Appnovation Technologies Named to PROFIT 500, #9 on both Canada’s Fastest Growing Information Technology Companies for 2015 and Vancouver’s Fastest Growing Companies List.
September 2015
Appnovation Donates to D8
Appnovation Helps D8 Accelerate Reach $250,000 Goal, donating over 41k to the Drupal 8 Accelerate Project.
November 2015
Acquia Partner Site of Year Award
Appnovation Wins Acquia Partner Site of the Year Award in High Tech for our work on the MuleSoft.com project.
January 2016
Hong Kong Office Opens
Appnovation opens a Hong Kong office location.
January 2016
Selected by Visit California to Support Its Digital Marketing Initiatives
Appnovation Selected by Visit California to Support Its Digital Marketing Initiatives.
May 2016
Selected by Sesame Workshop to Deliver Engaging Digital Experiences
Appnovation Selected by Sesame Workshop to Deliver Engaging Digital Experiences.
May 2016
Partners with GitHub
Appnovation partners with GitHub to drive open collaboration.
June 2016
Partners with Janrain
Appnovation partners with Janrain, the leading global provider of Customer Identity Management solutions.
July 2016
Appnovation Joins Drupal Association Supporting Partner Program
Appnovation Joins Drupal Association Supporting Partner Program.
July 2016
Joins Atlassian’s Expert Partner Program
Appnovation Joins Atlassian’s Expert Partner Program
August 2016
Developer confirmed as Core Maintainer Module of D8
Appnovation Senior Drupal Developer, Tim Millwood confirmed as Core Maintainer of the Drupal Content Moderation Module in Drupal 8
August 2016
Included in a Forrester Research Report
Appnovation included in a Forrester Research Report: Spice Up Your Digital Experience Platform With Open Source Flavors by Mark Grannan.
November 2016
Appnovation and Wunderkraut Benelux Join Forces
Appnovation and Wunderkraut Benelux Join Forces, Strengthening Their Global Presence.
  • Partnerships
  • Financial Milestones
  • Office Openings
  • Significant Hires
  • Major Projects