Accounting Today Names BlackLine CEO to Inaugural List of ‘10 Worth Watching’ Women Pioneers


Calabasas, Calif. – Oct. 27, 2010 Leading industry publication Accounting Today has named Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of financial software provider BlackLine Systems, to its first-ever ‘10 Worth Watching’ list, out this week to the magazine’s more than 60,000 subscribers. The digital version of the article in the Oct. 25th issue is available at

The inaugural Accounting Today ‘10 Worth Watching’ list focuses on women who are pioneers in a wide range of accounting-related areas, and who are “inspiring for what they offer the profession.” According to the publication, they are women “whose achievements deserve recognition by the accounting profession as a whole.”

With just over 60 employees on staff, Tucker boasts a client roster that includes such household names as AT&T, Boeing, Costco, Cox Communications, eBay and Northrop Grumman. Leading global accounting and consulting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG are among a growing list of organizations with representatives who have become ‘BlackLine Certified Implementers.’

BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent in 2009. The 2009 growth follows two sequential previous years where the company’s revenues doubled under Tucker’s direction.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit


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