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CallidusCloud Overview

Dublin, CA
501 to 1000 employees
1996
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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    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 Announces New Comp Plan Distribution and Modeling Technology for Commissions

    DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 5, 2016) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced today a powerful new set of features for CallidusCloud Commissions that will make it easier than ever to create and administer compensation plans, and stay...

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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, 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, 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 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 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.


Ryan Slinkard

Senior Vice President, Professional Services

Ryan Slinkard

Ryan is responsible for the Delivery and Managed Services of CallidusCloud’s Sales Performance Management Solutions.

 

Roxanne Oulman

Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting

Roxanne Oulman

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 2005 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.

 

 

 

Koti Reddy

Senior Vice President, Global R&D and Cloud Operations

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.

Corporate Headquarters 

4140 Dublin Boulevard, Suite 400
Dublin, CA 94568
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
Deutschland
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,
Minato-ku
Tokyo 107-6012
Japan
Phone:  +81 (0)3 4360 8200

Sydney Office

Callidus Software Pty. Limited
Level 32, 101 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Australia
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
Hyderabad-500081
Phone : +91 40 7137 5000

 Bangalore Office

CallidusCloud(India) Private Limited
Diamond District,
Tower–2A,
Lower Level-1,
Old Airport Road, Kodihalli,
Bangalore-560008
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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    Pros

    CallidusCloud is a place where you can reap the benefits of your effort and engagement. There is not shortage of opportunity at the company as it continues to grow and more exciting acquisitions are made. What makes it so rewarding is that you get out of it what you put into it, the same can not be said for many companies - I don't think everyone realizes this. The leadership team are approachable and have done a great job I think - In the few years Ive been here, the company has continued to grow, teams have got bigger and the results have got better. The ESPP is a great benefit.

    Cons

    There is not much handholding on offer here. There is a great opportunity to learn and advance your career, but you will need to be proactive and drive it.

    There is lots going on at CallidusCloud and in some cases, there are not enough resources to achieve everything you want to. So be prepared to run hard and prioritize - if you can then you will be fine.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, it is working. Keep going with the quarterly all hands, they are fun and informative.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at CallidusCloud.

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    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

  • Grand Stevie for Organization of the Year, 2016, American Business Awards, 2016
  • Best in Business Gold for Enterprise Product of the Year, Best in Business Awards, 2016
  • Gold Stevie - Best New Product or Service of the Year, Software - Marketing/Public Relations Solution, International Business Awards, 2016
  • East Bay Innovation Award - Most Innovative Software Company, East Bay EDA, 2016
  • Gold Stevie - New Product or Service of the Year, Software - Lead Generation Solution, American Business Awards, 2016
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