Therese Tucker joins Sir Richard Branson, Peter Guber and John Hennessy as keynote speaker

LOS ANGELES – Sept. 25, 2018 – Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of accounting automation software provider BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), has been invited to deliver a keynote speech today at the 2018 ACG LA Business Conference—described to be the nation’s “premier deal flow and business conference.” Ms. Tucker joins an all-star roster of tech and business powerhouses, with additional sessions to be delivered by Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, Peter Guber, CEO of Mandalay Group and John Hennessy, chairman of Alphabet, parent company of Google.

Tucker will draw on her experience building BlackLine into a market leader and becoming one of the first female tech company founders to take her company public. A recognized leader and inspiration for other entrepreneurs and young women 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 also has earned numerous awards and accolades, including ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’, ‘Most Influential People in Accounting’ and ‘Top Woman in SaaS’ recognitions in just the past year.

The 2018 ACG LA Business Conference takes place Tuesday to Wednesday, September 25-26, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. For more information, please go here.

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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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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