Sr. Execs from Atlassian, Basecamp, Box, Hubspot and Slack among other 'Featured Speakers’ set to share insights on building a successful SaaS business

LOS ANGELES – Feb. 1, 2018 – Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of accounting automation software provider BlackLine**,** Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), has been invited to deliver a keynote as a ‘Featured Speaker’ next week at SaaStr ANNUAL 2018 (SaaStr) in San Francisco. Additional Featured Speakers on the agenda include senior executives from other leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies including Atlassian, Basecamp, Box, Hubspot and Slack.

Ms. Tucker will give her presentation, entitled “Busting the Myths About Startup Success,” on Thursday, Feb. 8th, drawing on her experience building BlackLine into a market leader and becoming one of the first female tech company founders to take her company public. In the session, Tucker will discuss what it takes to build a successful tech company, highlighting the most common myths behind success and why they may be holding some entrepreneurs back.

SaaStr ANNUAL is one of the largest conferences in the world uniting the global B2B SaaS community. This year, over 10,000 founders, senior executives and investors are expected to attend. The conference will take place Tuesday to Thursday, Feb. 6th – 8th, at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco. For more information or to register, go here.

A recognized leader and inspiration for other entrepreneurs looking to excel in business, Tucker has spoken several times at leading universities including Harvard, Columbia and NYU, as well as at many industry and investment conferences. She and BlackLine also have earned many awards and accolades, including ‘CEO of the Year’, ‘IPO of the Year’ and ‘Europe Deal of the Year’ awards in just the last year.


Ashley Dyer

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