Featured Speaker

Patrick Villanova

Patrick joined BlackLine in November of 2015 after an extensive career in public accounting. Patrick served as Principal Accounting Officer during the successful IPO of BlackLine's common stock in October 2016. Additionally, Patrick helped implement the necessary processes and systems to acheive full SOX 404(b) compliance in 2018 and spearheaded the successful execution of two convertible note offerings in 2019 and 2021 totalling $1.5 billion. During his tenure at BlackLine, Patrick led the aquisition and financial integration efforts of three different companies, expanding BlackLine's platform to include Accounts Receivable automation and more robust Intercompany transaction processing capabilities. Prior to joining BlackLine, Patrick served almost 16 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in five different offices focusing on both pre-IPO readiness projects and highly acquisitive public clients. Patrick graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1999 with a dual major in Accounting and Computer Applications.