BlackLine Systems CEO and Founder Named Top Woman of Influence in LA; No. 1 in Tech Category
Therese Tucker acknowledged for growing and building BlackLine into the leading provider of enterprise-class financial close software applications
LOS ANGELES – June 6, 2014 – BlackLine Systems CEO and founder Therese Tucker has been named to the 2014 list of the ‘Top Women of Influence in Los Angeles’, taking the top spot in the highly competitive Technology category. Ms. Tucker was recognized alongside senior executives from other leading high-growth, consulting and investment firms such as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Google, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo.
Under Ms. Tucker’s direction, BlackLine revenues have increased more than 50 percent annually on a consistent basis. Ms. Tucker has been honored by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as a “Woman of the Decade” for her continuous accomplishments growing and building the software company into the leading provider of enterprise-class financial close software applications. In addition, BlackLine recently made the Software 500 list of the “largest and best performing software and service providers in the world” for the third year in a row and also has made the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for the past six years, joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.
A recognized leader and inspiration for young entrepreneurs and other women looking to excel in business, Ms. Tucker has been invited to speak to accounting and business students at leading U.S. universities including Harvard Business School, Columbia University/Barnard College and New York University’s Stern School of Management.
In addition to strong revenue growth, BlackLine also quadrupled its headcount in the past few years, adding jobs in the United States, London and Australia.
The ‘Top Women’ were honored at an awards ceremony last night hosted by Broads Circle, a Los-Angeles-based organization dedicated to helping drive revenue growth for local women-owned/led businesses.
About BlackLine Systems
BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. With more than 100,000 users in over 100 countries, BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
Though ERP-agnostic, the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution – joining the ranks of fewer than 40 other software offerings globally that are endorsed by the enterprise application software leader. BlackLine also is an SAP Gold Partner.
BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class financial software in a simple and secure SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals.
BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, Melbourne, New York City and Sydney to serve the company’s growing global client base. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.