LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackLine Systems CEO and Founder Therese Tucker has been invited to speak this week at the Pacific Crest 2012 Emerging Technology Summit in San Francisco. The 2-day event hosted by the full-service investment bank Pacific Crest Securities will feature keynote speeches from the CEOs of industry-leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)/Cloud computing companies including NetSuite, Success Factors and Workday.
Drawing on her experience providing BlackLine's flagship financial close software to global clients, Tucker will participate on a panel entitled "SaaS Success Stories for Large Enterprise Software" as part of a single-day track focused on "SaaS, Cloud and the Emergence of Big Data." Other panelists include the CEOs from Fieldglass, TOA Technologies and Yodlee.
Under Tucker's direction, BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The 2009 growth follows three sequential previous years where the company's revenues doubled. Just recently, BlackLine also was named, for the first time, to Software Magazine's annual list of the 500 largest software companies in the world.
BlackLine continues to add clients at an aggressive pace with a long list of household name companies already on board including Concur Technologies, H.J. Heinz, Salesforce.com, Starkist, Unified Grocers, Westinghouse and Whirlpool. During the past several years, many new Fortune 500 companies have signed on to implement the BlackLine Financial Close Software Suite in a SaaS environment across their global organizations.
Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and secure OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.
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