LOS ANGELES – Nov. 26, 2019 —Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the 16th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business held earlier this month in New York City.
Ms. Tucker was recognized for building BlackLine into a market leader and becoming one of the first female tech company founders to take her company public – with nearly 2,900 global customers and almost 245,000 Finance & Accounting professionals around the world now relying on BlackLine to streamline and automate their financial close and other key accounting processes.
The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business are the world’s premier business awards for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. This year’s Stevie Awards program received more than 1,500 entries from individuals and organizations in 25 nations.
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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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 https://www.blackline.com/.