Industry veteran to help accelerate the company’s market momentum and growth.

BOSTON, June 21, 2023 – Pliant, a leading provider of advanced API-driven orchestration solutions, today announced the appointment of Philippe Vincent as Chief Executive Officer. Co-Founder and CEO Vess Bakalov will transition to the role of President and Chief Product Officer.

As an industry veteran with extensive experience in maturing technology businesses, Vincent will guide the company through its next phases of growth.

“I’m excited to welcome Philippe. He’s a proven business leader with a deep understanding of how to accelerate early-stage and emerging companies through key phases of growth,” said Vess Bakalov, Pliant’s Co-Founder. “His experience will help Pliant build greater market momentum and bring our advanced orchestration and automation platform to more customers in more markets.”

“I am thrilled to join Pliant,” said Vincent, “which offers a simple and powerful way for IT organizations to automate IT operations and security operations workflows. With Pliant’s low-code, full-stack, API-based orchestration platform, customers can automate complex, cross-domain workflows, creating remarkable gains in efficiency and quality of service. Pliant’s modern approach unifies automation across technical silos, empowers both coders and non-coders, and makes automation secure, manageable, and reliable at a large scale. The company has the right technology at the right time, so I’m very excited to help more companies put this outstanding technology to work.”

Prior to his new position, Vincent held executive leadership roles in several high-growth B2B SaaS companies, including OpsRamp (acquired by HPE), Virtana, and BigFix (acquired by IBM, now a part of HCL). A successful software operator with twenty-five years of experience, he was also a partner with Accenture and completed his studies at UC Berkeley and Harvard Business School.

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About Pliant

Headquartered in Boston, Pliant provides advanced API integration, orchestration, and automation solutions to enterprises, managed service providers, and government agencies worldwide. Pliant’s solutions simplify and streamline how operations and engineering teams build, deploy, and unify automation within their environments. Using a low-code approach and transforming API code into deployment-ready action blocks, Pliant facilitates, integrates, and secures communication up and down the technology stack between platforms, services, and applications. For more information on the company and its solutions, go to


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