Nathaniel Palmer - VP and CTO

Nathaniel Palmer

Rated as the #1 Most Influential Thought Leader in Business Process Management (BPM) by independent research, Nathaniel Palmer is recognized as one of the early originators of BPM, and has led the design for some of the industry’s largest-scale and most complex projects involving investments of $200 Million or more. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief of BPM.com, as well as the Executive Director of the Workflow Management Coalition, as well as VP and CTO of BPM, Inc.

Previously he had been the BPM Practice Director of SRA International, and prior to that Director, Business Consulting for Perot Systems Corp, as well as spent over a decade with Delphi Group serving as VP and CTO. He frequently tops the lists of the most recognized names in his field, and was the first individual named as Laureate in Workflow. Nathaniel has authored or co-authored a dozen books on process innovation and business transformation, including “Intelligent BPM” (2013), “How Knowledge Workers Get Things Done” (2012), “Social BPM” (2011), “Mastering the Unpredictable” (2008) which reached #2 on the Amazon.com Best Seller’s List, “Excellence in Practice” (2007), “Encyclopedia of Database Systems” (2007) and “The X-Economy” (2001). He has been featured in numerous media ranging from Fortune to The New York Times to National Public Radio. Nathaniel holds a DISCO Secret Clearance as well as a Position of Trust with in the U.S. federal government.

Recent Articles by Nathaniel Palmer

  • Process Automation: Myth or Reality

    Nathaniel Palmer interviews Paul Stone of FlowForma. They discuss the persistent myth that you can't do complex process automation with

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  • First Impression: FlowForma Process Automation

    Recently our analyst team received a comprehensive demonstration of FlowForma Process Automation. This award-winning Office 365 app sits on top

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  • Intelligent Automation

    Intelligent Automation has emerged as a new discipline for business transformation, combining the traditional capabilities of ACM and Business Process

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  • The Three R's of Intelligent Automation

    In this excerpt from his keynote address at bpmNEXT 2019, Nathaniel Palmer reviews some predictions made in the past years,

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  • Intelligent Automation: How Robots And AI Are Redefining The Rules

    Robots and AI are redefining the rules for business execution and organizational agility. Investment in new technology is driven foremost

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