• April 20, 2024

BlackLine, an intelligent automation services provider focused on accounting and finance, said it has tabbed industry vet Sumit Johar to be its new CIO. Johan comes to BlackLine from intelligent automation technology provider Automation Anywhere, where he also served as CIO. Prior to Automation Anywhere Johar was CIO of MobileIron and has held senior technology posts at Tibco Software and Wipro.

At Los Angeles-based BlackLine, Johar will oversee information technology and information security. He expects the automation space to continue to transform business moving forward.

“Generative AI and other emerging technologies have put fuel on the fire for IT innovation, creating endless opportunities for CIOs to transform business operations,” he said. “I look forward to taking BlackLine’s IT infrastructure, business intelligence, and business applications to the next level with leading-edge AI and automation technologies that will enable our global workforce to perform at an even higher level, ultimately supporting BlackLine’s leadership in the digital finance transformation market.”