Therese Tucker to discuss benefits of cloud computing, automation and AI in the enterprise alongside senior tech execs from Dropbox and Uptake

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 10, 2019 – Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of financial automation software leader BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), has been invited to speak next week at the third annual Bloomberg CIO Exchange event at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City.

The CIO Exchange: Consolidation, Collaboration & Optimization of the Cloud is expected to convene an audience of more than 150 CIOs, CTOs and other senior IT decision-makers across industries to network and examine common security, information and technology goals. This special collaboration between Bloomberg and Nasdaq will address key themes and potential issues to help today’s CIO thrive in a rapidly evolving emerging technology environment.

Ms. Tucker will participate on a panel entitled ‘AI & Automation: The Era of Intelligent Automation’, designed to explore the benefits and implications of cloud and automation technologies on the enterprise. The panel will be moderated by Bloomberg Deputy New York Bureau Chief Lauren Berry. Tucker will be joined by Sylvie Veilleux, chief information officer at Dropbox, and Greg Goff, chief technology officer at Uptake.

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. Tucker is expected to share insights on what it takes to build and sustain a successful tech/SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company including how BlackLine is transforming and simplifying critical Finance & Accounting processes for its customers with cloud-based solutions and automation.

A recognized leader and inspiration for others looking to excel in business, Tucker has spoken at several leading universities and business schools, as well as at many investment and industry conferences including a standing room only keynote at SaaStr Annual in 2018. 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 few years.

The CIO Exchange is an editorial effort that brings together all of Bloomberg’s resources, including Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Businessweek and The 2019 CIO Exchange will be a half-day event and will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16th. The ‘AI & Automation’ panel will also be streamed live on and to 325,000 Bloomberg Terminal subscribers. 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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