BlackLine Names Visionary Industry, Education, Investment Thought Leaders to Advisory Board
FASB ADVISOR CHOOKASZIAN, UCLA ANDERSON DEAN AND PROFESSOR HAYN, SEASONED TECH VC UNTERMAN TO HELP BRING FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER TO NEXT LEVEL
Calabasas, Calif. – March 8, 2011 – Financial software provider BlackLine Systems has named leading accounting/finance, education and investment industry veterans to its newly created Advisory Board. Comprised of individuals renowned in their respective fields, BlackLine’s Advisory Board will provide expertise and consultation in many areas, including strategic long-term planning, as the company continues to grow domestically and globally.
Inaugural members of the BlackLine Advisory Board include:
Bringing together well-respected, seasoned industry leaders from diverse backgrounds, BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker seeks high-level strategic guidance and fresh ideas from these newly appointed advisors, as she grows the company.
- Dennis H. Chookaszian, Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, the entity that advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
- Carla Hayn, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Senior Associate Dean of the Executive and Fully Employed MBA Programs at UCLA
- Tom Unterman, Founder & Managing Partner, Rustic Venture Partners, a leading VC firm with a core focus on identifying entrepreneurial technology and Internet companies with high-growth potential
“We made a concerted effort to bring together the top visionary leaders and strategic thinkers in their fields to help guide us as we take BlackLine to the next level,” Therese Tucker, CEO, BlackLine Systems, said. “The experience, skills, knowledge, success and fresh perspective that each Advisory Board member offers will be instrumental in the continued growth and development of the company.”
To view complete BlackLine Advisory Board member bios, please visit http://www.blackline.com/about-us/advisory-board/.
Director of Corporate Communications