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CallidusCloud Overview

Headquarters Dublin, CA
Size 501 to 1000 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (CALD)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing and learning solutions. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and ... More

Mission: CallidusCloud’s mission is to revolutionize business processes and align key parts of the business to revenue through software that delivers increased productivity, greater customer engagement and top-line results

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CallidusCloud – Why Work For Us?

The CallidusCloud Mission

CallidusCloud’s mission is to revolutionize business processes and align key parts of the business to revenue through software that delivers increased productivity, greater customer engagement and top-line results.

Sales and marketing have similar objectives – but for too long, technology has contributed to blind spots in the journey of a lead from generation to the close (or loss) of a deal. Those blind spots, in turn fuel the antagonism between sales and marketing. In an era where the two need to work closer together than ever, technology is driving them further apart.

This is a problem that CallidusCloud addresses. First, we provide tools to automate key parts of the marketing and selling process – marketing automation, configure price quote (CPQ), territory and quota (T&Q), sales enablement, sales coaching, learning management, commissions, customer experience and incentives. Each product can be used as a stand-along application or as part of a suite. Then, we ensure tight integration between each product in the Lead to Money Suite – when used in conjunction, their impact is magnified, and can have a revolutionary impact on a business’s sales productivity.

The Cloud Computing Platform

  • Rapid time to value - CallidusCloud lets you get up and running quickly. The suite provides pre-packaged reports and dashboards, compensation plans, coaching templates, and a library of pre-built workflows based on 15 years of industry experience. CallidusCloud also delivers SPMConnect platform for rapid data CRM integration.
  • High availability - CallidusCloud provides 24×7 system support, with guaranteed SLAs.
  • High performance - Supporting over 2.5 million users and billions of transactions a month, CallidusCloud’s widely acclaimed Grid computing architecture delivers virtually unlimited performance scalability. Customers across all industries consistently benefit from Grid Computing’s speed, power, and flexibility.
  • Bullet-proof security - CallidusCloud provides an industry leading security infrastructure for ensuring physical security, data encryption, and application security.
  • Compliance - CallidusCloud protects your investment with our secure SAS 70 II certified on demand infrastructure.
  • Anytime, anywhere access - Sales, call center, channel partner, and back office and finance users can access the CallidusCloud applications from any computer or any device—anytime, anywhere. All that is needed is a web browser or mobile device.

Leslie Stretch

President and Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud

Under Leslie’s direction, CallidusCloud has transformed into a recurring revenue based business that is the leader in cloud and mobile Lead to Money solutions that help sales close more deals faster. At CallidusCloud, Leslie has also pioneered patent-pending methods for social sales performance management and hiring, visualization, and performance predictions.

In addition to his duties at CallidusCloud, Leslie J Stretch serves on the Board of Directors of QAD Inc. (QADA) (QADB). QAD is a leading provider of enterprise business software and services for global manufacturers. Mr Stretch is also a member of QAD’s Audit Committee of the board of directors.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Leslie worked for Sun Microsystems for nine years. At Sun, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales and was the Managing Director of Sun Microsystems U.K. Ltd. Before joining Sun, Leslie held senior sales positions at Oracle Corporation U.K. and was instrumental in accelerating the growth of its Scottish and Canadian operations. Throughout his career, Leslie has successfully directed and motivated large sales organizations and facilitated strategic deals.

Leslie holds a B.A. Honors degree in Economics and Economic History from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland and a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He completed and is certified by the Directors’ Consortium of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


Eric Brown

Executive Vice President, Sales

Eric Brown, Senior Vice President, Sales

Eric is responsible for CallidusCloud’s sales and field operations, where he brings over 15 years of software sales, management consulting, and entrepreneurial experience.

Eric joined CallidusCloud in 2003 and has held a variety of sales and sales leadership positions covering North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Under Eric’s leadership, CallidusCloud has grown steadily since 2010 and is today recognized as the leading provider of cloud and mobile sales effectiveness solutions.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Eric co-founded a venture-backed SaaS company as well as held positions at Mars & Co., Trilogy Software, and Intel Corporation. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Rory Cameron

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Learning and Marketing Platforms

Rory Cameron, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Emerging Platforms

Rory Cameron has over 10 years of experience in business development, sales, and sales operations across a range of technology sectors.

At CallidusCloud, Rory runs the emerging platform group notably the Learning, Marketing and Hiring solutions and is responsible for the company’s global channel strategy and M&A activity.

He has held numerous roles at CallidusCloud across sales, corporate development and alliances both in EMEA & North America. Rory led the effort to broaden CallidusCloud’s solutions suite including a volume SaaS operation and the development of the company’s renowned sales academy.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Rory ran divisions for a range of technology companies including Datapac Ireland, MTL and Bytes Technology Group. Rory was featured in CRN Magazine’s Channel Chiefs, 2013.


Bob L. Corey

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bob L. Corey, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bob L. Corey brings over 30 years of executive and financial management experience in public and private companies, particularly in Silicon Valley with software and hardware companies earning more than $100 million in revenue annually.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Corey served as the chief financial officer of FrontRange Solutions USA Inc., an enterprise software company, since May 2012. Prior to FrontRange, he served in various roles at Extreme Networks, Inc., an Ethernet solutions company from July 2009 to March 2011, ultimately as interim chief executive officer and executive vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to Extreme Networks, Mr. Corey held a variety of executive positions, including executive vice president and chief financial officer, at Thor Technologies, Inc., an enterprise software company, from May 2003 to January 2006.

Mr. Corey currently serves as a member of the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee for Apigee Corporation, a private software development tools and services company.


Jimmy Duan

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Jimmy Duan, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Jimmy Duan brings over 20 years of experience in SaaS operations, technology sales, management consulting, and professional services. He has served a variety of executive management roles at CallidusCloud, including senior vice presidents of commissions business and international sales.

Previously, Jimmy served as vice president of client services at Xactly, where he was responsible for defining and setting up SaaS operations and managing customer success. Earlier in his career, Jimmy held professional services management positions at Quovera and Talus Solutions, and consulted with multi-national organizations in financial services, telecommunications, transportation, and high-tech manufacturing.

Jimmy holds a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech.


Mary Ainsworth

Senior Vice President, Talent and HR

Mary Ainsworth, SVP, Talent and HR

Mary is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of CallidusCloud’s global human resources and talent programs. Mary’s focus is on scalable HR and talent acquisition initiatives to attract, develop and retain top talent and enable front line business objectives.

During her tenure with CallidusCloud, Mary successfully developed the talent acquisition function, expanded recruitment and HR operations into seven new international markets, managed the company’s global immigration programs and successfully enabled the HR onboarding of nine acquisition companies.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Mary worked at Robert Half International where she managed strategic recruiting efforts for both public and private companies throughout the Tri-Valley in the Software, Medical Device, Health Care, Insurance, Professional Services, CPG, Retail and Manufacturing industries.

Mary graduated summa cum laude from Saint Mary’s College of California with a B.A. in Liberal Arts.


Giles House

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Giles House, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Giles is an experienced marketing executive with a proven track record of successfully marketing and selling business software and technology for more than a decade. At CallidusCloud he is responsible for the company’s global marketing activities, communications, brand and sales enablement programs.
Under his direction the marketing team has consistently grown the sales pipeline in excess of 60% year over year and was recently awarded Marketing Team of the Year at the 2014 International Business Awards. As a recognized thought-leader, Giles regularly speaks on sales and marketing automation and alignment, and has been interviewed by leading publications such as VentureBeat.

He has served a variety of channel, sales and marketing roles at CallidusCloud in EMEA and most recently in North America as Vice President, Marketing Communications and Products. Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Giles has worked at international software and SaaS companies including SAP. Giles graduated with Honors from the University of Southampton with a Bachelor’s in Electronic Engineering.


Mike Roberts

Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer

Mike Roberts, Chief Customer Officer

Mike Roberts is responsible for CallidusCloud’s overall customer experience, ongoing customer adoption and ensuring world-class customer support and customer success across a global customer base that spans many geographies and industries.

Over the last 25 years, Mike has held leadership roles in sales, sales operations, customer success and management consulting. including 10 years at Sun Microsystems where he progressed from UK Customer Projects Manager, to Director of Global Accounts, Director Global Partners and Director of Asia Pacific & Japan Sales Operations.
Subsequently, he spent 8 years in management consulting including with The Alexander Group, delivering sales growth, transformation and compensation strategies for some of the world’s leading sales organizations. Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Mike was President of a SaaS company, HA Advantage, addressing the transportation systems market.


Harish Reddy

Regional Senior Vice President & GM – India Operations

Harish Reddy, Regional Senior Vice President & GM

Harish Reddy is responsible for CallidusCloud India operations. He has over 20 years of experience in business operations across a range of verticals. He has been instrumental in setting up India development centers in Hyderabad and Bangalore. Under Harish’s leadership, CallidusCloud India has grown steadily since 2012.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Harish was Vice President India operations for LeadFormix, where he played a key role in setting up and leading the India center operations. Prior to joining LeadFormix, he worked in various positions with the Saud Bahwan Group for their Middle east operations.

He has held various leadership roles in previous organisations and helped companies set up operations and scalable processes. Harish is an MBA, from TAPMI, one of India’s leading B-schools and has Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

Corporate Headquarters 

6200 Stoneridge Mall Road
Suite 500
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Phone:  +1 (925) 251-2200
Fax: +1 (925) 251-0525

Latin America Offices

Callidus Software Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 350, Piso 11,
Col. Juarez, Mexico D.F. 06600
Phone:  +52 (55) 9171-1385

European Offices

UK and Nordics Office

Callidus Software Ltd
1st floor, Holborn Gate
330 High Holborn
London WC1V 7QT
United Kingdom
Phone:  +44 (0)207 849 6870
Fax: +44 (0)208 899 6001

Central and Eastern Europe Office

Callidus Software GmbH
An der Welle 4
60322 Frankfurt
Phone:  +49 69 7593 8421
Fax: +49 69 7593 8200

Asia Pacific Offices

Hong Kong Office

Callidus Software Hong Kong
Compass Office Business Centre Ste 1210
Level 12 Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington St, Central,
Hong Kong
Phone:  +852 3975 1165
Fax: +852 3975 1800

Japan Office

CallidusCloud K.K.
Ark Mori Building 12/F, 1-12-32 Akasaka,
Tokyo 107-6012
Phone:  +81 (0)3 4360 8200

Sydney Office

Callidus Software Pty. Limited
Level 32, 101 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Phone: Office  +61 2 8019 7098
Fax: +61 2 8019 7102

Hyderabad Office

CallidusCloud(India) Private Limited
2B, 2nd Floor,
Building No 14
Mindspace IT Park, Madhapur
Phone : +91 40 7137 5000

 Bangalore Office

CallidusCloud(India) Private Limited
Diamond District,
Lower Level-1,
Old Airport Road, Kodihalli,
Phone: +91 80 4163 6861

Singapore Office

Callidus Software (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Level 31, 6 Battery Road
Raffles Place
Singapore 049909
Phone:  +65 6320 8416
Fax: +65 6320 8421


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    I have been working at CallidusCloud full-time (More than 3 years)


    The company is doing well externally—the competition is not able to keep up, customers are happy, the stock is progressing nicely, people get the vision etc. The company is doing well internally---people like working here, the perks are fantastic, they give stock and raises when you perform, promotions are happening internally instead of people coming from the outside and Callidus is a great place to work.


    Wish I would have signed up for ESPP earlier—the stock is doing really well.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CallidusCloud (Birmingham, AL) in October 2015.


    The whole process took about 2-3 weeks. Was introduced during a career fair at University. Was scheduled for a basic HR interview on campus the next day. Was asked basic questions like strengths and weakness etc. Then after a couple of days got an email for an on-site interview at their Birmingham office. Was interviewed sepearately with two people who asked me to explain all my projects in my resume. Lunch was provided and was done for the day.

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CallidusCloud Awards & Accolades

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  • Executive of the Year (Leslie Stretch, president and CEO), The Stevie Awards, 2015
  • Enterprise Product of the Year (Software) - Silver, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
  • Grand Stevie for Most Recognized Companies, The Stevie International Business Awards, 2013
  • Gold Stevie in Sales Technology (For MySalesGame), The Stevie International Business Awards, 2013
  • Gold Stevie for Marketing Team of the Year, The Stevie International Business Awards, 2013
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