Keynote & Featured Speakers


Louis Theroux

Award-winning BBC television presenter, journalist, and author Louis Theroux will be joining us live in London at BeyondTheBlack!

Best known for his documentaries investigating fascinating worlds and lifestyles, Louis approaches his work with relentless curiosity and a tendency to question everything. In this thrilling keynote, see how his distinctive journalistic style can align with your work. Get inspired to go beyond the numbers, dig deep for valuable insights, and motivate your leaders to drive the business to its full potential.

Keynote Speaker | Louis Theroux
Featured Speaker - Darryl Bannon


Darryl Bannon

Darryl Bannon is hosting our BeyondTheBlack London event for the third time! A seasoned finance professional with familiarity across a range of industries, she possesses an expert understanding of the challenges accountants face daily. Darryl has worked on many ERP implementation projects, so she appreciates the challenges and opportunities this presents for the wider organisation, especially the desire to take advantage of digital solutions while balancing change management.

Inspiring Speakers

Beyond The Black - Speaker - Marc Huffman

Marc Huffman

Chief Executive Officer

Beyond The Black - Speaker - Lisa Schreiber

Lisa Schreiber

Chief Customer Officer

Beyond The Black - Speaker - Mike Polaha

Mike Polaha

SVP, Finance Solutions & Technology

Beyond The Black - Speaker - Andy Lilley

Andy Lilley

Managing Director, Global AR

Featured Speaker - Stephen Wolfman

Stephen Wolfman

Senior Director of Solution and Product

Featured Speaker - Swetha Beepyata

Swetha Beepyata

Senior Director of Product Management

Featured Speaker | Molly Boyle

Molly Boyle

Head of Solutions Strategy & Marketing - Financial Close

Featured Customer Speakers

Customer Speaker | Séan Crowley

Séan Crowley

Finance Global Process Lead


Customer Speaker | Marcel Eggebeen

Marcel Eggebeen

Manager Financial Control

Royal HaskoningDHV

Customer Speaker | Thomas Kick

Thomas Kick

Accounting Automation Specialist


Customer Speaker | Eckhard Leist

Eckhard Leist



Customer Speaker | Dirk Schmickler

Dirk Schmickler

Closing Manager


Go Beyond at BeyondTheBlack.

Don’t miss this opportunity to reconnect with F&A experts, fellow customers, partners, peers, and BlackLine leaders at the award-winning conference dedicated to modern accounting.