Jill KnesekBlackLine, Inc.
Chief Information Security Officer
Jill leads all information security programs at BlackLine, including promoting information security awareness within the company, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of clients’ data, as well as BlackLine’s internal information resources, managing incident response teams and also facilitating adherence to security industry best practices and regulatory compliance requirements. Jill came to BlackLine in April 2022 with more than 25 years of cybersecurity experience working in both internal and customer-facing roles, including serving over 15 years in CISO positions at Cheetah Digital, Mattel and BT Global Services. Previously, Jill served as a Special Agent for the FBI, assigned to the Cyber Crime Squad in the Los Angeles field office, where she was the lead case agent for several high-profile cases, including the infamous Kevin Mitnick and MafiaBoy investigations. Jill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University and is a licensed CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CISM (Certified Information Security Manager).