BLACKLINE FOUNDER WINS CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD
San Fernando Valley Business Journal Recognizes Therese Tucker for Building Financial Automation Software Provider into a Public Company and Leader in its Space
LOS ANGELES - April 27, 2017 – Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), was honored with the ‘CEO of the Year’ award at the 16th Annual Women in Business Awards presented yesterday by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ). The Women in Business Awards recognize the outstanding achievements by women business leaders, as selected by the reporters and editors of the SFVBJ.
Ms. Tucker was recognized for her accomplishments building BlackLine from the ground up into a leading provider of financial automation software solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, with over 1,700 organizations now using BlackLine’s cloud platform in more than 130 countries around the globe. BlackLine has been listed on the prestigious Inc. 5000 for the past nine years, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 the past seven, and the Software 500 for six in a row, and was recently named by Fortune magazine as one of the country’s ‘Best Workplaces in Technology.’ Tucker sits on the Board of the California Community Foundation (CCF) and is on the Advisory Board for Enterprising Women magazine.
On Oct. 28, 2016, BlackLine became the first company in Los Angeles funded by venture capital to go public under the direction of a female CEO.
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralizing and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize organizations. 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 centralizing 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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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 modernize accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. More than 1,700 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 2016 Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions and as a pioneer of the Enhanced Financial Controls & Automation (EFCA) software category.
Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.