Therese Tucker

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Therese Tucker
Born1961/1962 (age 56–57)[1]
Alma materUniversity of Illinois
Known forfounder of BlackLine
Salary$1,208,668 (2016)[1]
Net worth$140 million (October 2016)[2]
TitleChairman and CEO, BlackLine

Therese Tucker is an American businesswoman, the chairman, CEO and founder of BlackLine, an enterprise software company.

Early life[edit]

She has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Illinois.[1]


Tucker's first job was with Hughes Aircraft as an engineer building fault detection firmware for surface ship sonar.[3]

Tucker was the chief technology officer (CTO) at SunGard Treasury Systems.[4][1]

In 2001, Tucker founded BlackLine, an enterprise software company.[3] Tucker serves as chairman, CEO and founder of BlackLine.[5]

Following the BlackLine IPO in October 2016, her net worth has been estimated at $140 million, based on her shareholding of about 13% in a company valued at $1.15 billion.[2]


  • 2018: Forbes' America's Top 50 Women In Tech.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She is married, with two children, and her husband works as a hospital chaplain.[7][8][9]


  1. ^ a b c d "Therese Tucker: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  2. ^ a b Enterprise (2016-10-28). "BlackLine's Therese Tucker made history and millions with her IPO - Business Insider". Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  3. ^ a b "Therese Tucker of BlackLine". FinTech Profile. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  4. ^ "Therese Tucker: Bring on the Saas - CSQ | Magazine, Events, Community". CSQ | Magazine, Events, Community. 2017-04-01. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  5. ^ Dave, Paresh (October 28, 2016). "L.A.'s latest $1-billion tech company has a female CEO". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
  6. ^ "Therese Tucker". Forbes.
  7. ^ "INTERVIEW WITH THERESE TUCKER CEO AND FOUNDER OF BLACKLINE SYSTEMS – Global Banking And Finance Review Magazine – Financial & Business Insights". Global Banking an Finance review. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  8. ^ "First Female CEO to Lead a Venture-Capital-Backed Startup to IPO Shares Secret of Her Success". February 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  9. ^ "Can You Do It All? BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker (Part 1)". Sramana Mitra. 2010-09-13. Retrieved 2017-05-06.