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CallidusCloud Overview

Dublin, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CALD)
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning, and customer experience 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 ... Read 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 Announces Record Second Quarter Revenue of $61.3 Million

    Q2 SaaS Revenue Increases 32% to $47.7 Million Updates Full Year SaaS Revenue Guidance to $194.0 to $197.0 Million, 28 to 30% growth rate Raises Full Year Total Revenue Guidance to $245.0 to $248.0 Million Cash from Operations of $8.0 Million, up 16% Year over Year DUBLIN, Calif., Aug.


    M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Leslie Stretch, CallidusCloud

    M.R. Rangaswami, Co-Founder Sand Hill Group Leslie Stretch has executed one of the biggest turnarounds in recent software history as CEO of sales performance management software maker, CallidusCloud. Since taking the helm in 2007, he has moved the company to a recurring-revenue, cloud-based model and moved from negative territory to a $1.3 billion business in the process.

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CallidusCloud – Why Work For Us?

Bacon. Brass. Bucks.

No matter what you call it, we’ll help you make more of it.

Our story
It started with incentives

Since the beginning, we’ve been interested in what drives behaviors and makes sales people sell better. That curiosity has grown into the confidence and knowledge to not only automate compensation payouts but also inform strategy for your whole organization.

Through years of experience and success, our vision has manifested into the Lead to Money suite. It allows sales, marketing, finance, HR, and legal professionals to work together to make every stage of the sales cycle better. 

  • 5,400+ customers
  • 1,100+ global employees
  • 100+ partners and integrators 

Seven of the top 10 high tech and insurance companies and six of the top 10 telcos rely on CallidusCloud to close more deals, for more money, faster.

Our mission
With strong year-over-year revenue growth and customer-driven roadmaps, we are on a mission to become a top-five SaaS company. 

Leslie Stretch

President and Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Stretch, CEO

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, Enterprise Sales

Eric Brown, Chief Sales Officer

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

Rory Cameron has over 15 years of experience in sales, business development and operations in the software sector.

At CallidusCloud, Rory leads our learning business Litmos & our CX platforms including Clicktools. In addition to operational leadership, Rory runs Corporate Development for the company and has completed numerous acquisitions.

Having joined Callidus in 2008 he has held numerous roles 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 group focused on learning, marketing and customer experience products.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Rory ran divisions for a range of technology companies including Datapac Ireland, MTL and Bytes Technology Group.

Roxanne Oulman

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Roxanne Oulman brings over 20 years of financial management and leadership experience at public and private companies.

Prior to CallidusCloud, Roxanne was Interim Chief Financial Officer at Thoratec Corporation, where she held several financial leadership roles from 2004 to 2013. Prior to Thoratec, she served as General Manager from 2000 to 2004 and Western Regional Controller from 1999 to 2000 for Zomax, Inc. a logistics and supply chain company. Prior to Zomax, Ms. Oulman served in a variety of financial leadership roles. Ms. Oulman has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a Masters of Business Administration from University of the Pacific—Eberhardt School of Business.

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.

Andres Botero

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Andres Botero is a proven marketing leader with over 20 years of experience leading marketing efforts for small, medium, and large corporations, including major SaaS players. He has a deep knowledge of digital, direct, and indirect marketing and the operational aspects of a fast-growth business.

Prior to CallidusCloud, Andres was Chief Marketing Officer at Aria Systems, a leading cloud-based monetization platform for subscriptions and usage-based businesses, where he doubled sales pipelines and optimized marketing spend. He also spent nine years with SAP, leading global marketing for one of its major lines of business, launching new solutions, and substantially growing market share. Earlier at SAP, Andres launched an early Internet of Things (IoT) business that generated over $100 million in its first three years. He holds a BS in industrial engineering from Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mary Ainsworth

Executive Vice President, Chief Talent and HR Officer

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

Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer

Giles House, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Giles is an experienced product and marketing executive with a proven track record of successfully producing, marketing, and selling business software and technology. At CallidusCloud, he is responsible for the company’s global product strategy, management, and engineering. Under his direction the team has won multiple awards for its products including New Product or Service of the Year in both the International and American Business Awards, as well as leadership positions in leading analyst reports such as Gartner and Forrester.

Before becoming Chief Product Officer, Giles led the the marketing team as Chief Marketing Officer, consistently growing the sales pipeline year over year and receiving multiple awards, including Marketing Executive of the Year and Marketing Team of the Year. As a recognized thought leader, Giles regularly speaks on sales and marketing, and has been interviewed on CNBC and by leading publications such as Inc., VentureBeat, MarTech Advisor, and CRM Magazine.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Giles worked at international software and SaaS companies including SAP. Giles graduated with honors from one of the world’s top universities, the University of Southampton, for electronic engineering.


Koti Reddy

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Utilizing his 20 years of global experience in software development and enterprise software architecture, Koti Nandyala oversees Cloud Operations, Engineering and Global R&D for CallidusCloud. He also manages our offshore development centers in India and Serbia.

Koti joined the CallidusCloud engineering team in 2000 and was instrumental in the transformation from on-premise software to SaaS. He has also led the Commissions Engineering team and the SaaS Operations teams in the past.

Koti holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from S.V. University, India and a post graduate diploma in Computer Science from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne.

USA Offices

Corporate Headquarters 

4140 Dublin Boulevard, Suite 400
Dublin, CA 94568
Phone:  +1 (925) 251-2200
Fax: +1 (925) 251-0525


One Perimeter Park South
Suite 200N
Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: +1 (205) 490-2100

Latin America Offices

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

14 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8HN
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 849 6870
Fax: +44 (0)208 899 6001

Central and Eastern Europe

Josephspitalstrasse 15
80331 München
Phone: +49 89 207040 158
Fax: +49 89 207040 450


90G, Omladinskih Brigada Street,​
Building ​​Dahlia​,
New Belgrade 11070, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 7856565

Asia Pacific Offices

Hong Kong

45/F The Lee Gardens
33 Hysan Avenue
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2251 8695
Fax: +852 3975 1800


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


Level 56 – 19 Martin Place, MLC Centre
Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: Office +61 2 9238 2180


Unit No 601, Sixth Floor,
Building No 12 B
Sundew Properties Limited, MindSpace
Madhapur, Hyderabad – 500081
Phone : +91 40 7137 5000


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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    "Fast paced, performance focused, amazing culture"

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    Callidus is a fast paced company with an amazing culture and visionary leadership.

    CallidusCloud employees work hard and play hard. This is a place where performance is key and your performance drives your compensation not your tenure - MVP can be anyone in the company and presidents club is not about sales only! Opportunities and room for growth and the company really does offer you the flexibility to pursue your interests.

    One of the few places where i have not seen red tape and focus on getting things done. All employees are encouraged to follow their passion and changing groups or role is very easy and even encouraged. I have seen management work hard ensuring not only that we do not lose good talent by providing enough opportunities but also rewarding top performers.

    Also, very considerate to work with employees individual circumstances. In my time here, i have seen HR going to extra length to try finding solution for an employee's personal situation.

    The leadership team has been visionary to build portfolio of a suite of products which together, are one of a kind in the market, has is very focused on the company vision and have really delivered results.


    From my point of view, not any cons that i can think of. You are responsible for your own destiny here, there is help and guidance available, but you need to seek it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing more of what you are doing. Its working !
    Encourage more direct and transparent conversations at all levels.

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CallidusCloud Photos

CallidusCloud photo of: CallidusCloud crew at the Warriors Game, November 2014
CallidusCloud photo of: Christina Kemper, Senior Vice President, EMEA Sales, with two of four IBA Gold Awards
CallidusCloud photo of: Chatting with potential customers at Dreamforce 2016
CallidusCloud photo of: Demonstrating the Lead to Money Suite at Dreamforce 2016
CallidusCloud photo of: Peyton Manning and CEO Leslie Stretch at C3 2016
CallidusCloud photo of: Action at the 2016 Rugby Sevens, sponsored by CallidusCloud
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    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at CallidusCloud.


    Three phone interviews then three onsite interviews where there were a few of us and we waited together until our next interview. We weren't all applying for the same job though. I then waited for long enough to hear from them that I was sure I didn't get the job, but then was offered a position 2 weeks before they wanted me to start.

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CallidusCloud Awards & Accolades

  • ISV Partner of the Year, SAP Pinnacle Awards, 2017
  • Gold Stevie Award for Company of the Year - Computer Services - Large, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2017
  • Gold Stevie Award for Fastest Growing Company of the Year - More than 100 Employees, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2017
  • Gold Stevie Award for Management Team of the Year - Business Products Industries, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2017
  • Gold Stevie Award for New Product or Service of the Year - Content - Business Information Solution - Lead to Money Suite, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2017
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