Charles M. Boesenberg has served as a director of CallidusCloud since 2006, as Executive Chairman of the Board from 2007 to 2008, and as Chairman of the Board since 2008. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Boesenberg served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at NetIQ Corporation, a provider of integrated systems and security management solutions. Prior to joining NetIQ, Mr. Boesenberg held senior executive positions at IBM Corporation, a multinational technology and consulting corporation, and Apple Inc., a global provider of various products and related software, peripherals and services, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Central Point Software Inc., Magellan Navigation, Inc. and Integrated Systems Inc. Mr. Boesenberg currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Silicon Graphics International Corp., a provider of computer servers and data storage solutions, and Boingo Wireless, Inc., a Wi-Fi software and services provider. Previously, Mr. Boesenberg was a director at Websense, Inc., Keynote Systems, Inc., Ancestry.com Inc., Interwoven Inc., Symantec Corporation, Macromedia, Inc. and Maxtor Corporation. Mr. Boesenberg holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Business Administration from Boston University.
Michele Vion Choka
Michele Vion Choka has served as a director of CallidusCloud since 2005. Ms. Choka has been employed as Vice President, Human Resources at Bill Barrett Corporation, a natural resources development and exploratory property company, since August 2010. Ms. Choka previously was employed at Level 3 Communications, Inc., an international communications company, starting in 2006 and ultimately as Group Vice President of Human Resources up to January 2010. Ms. Choka was also previously employed at Sun Microsystems, Inc., a computer networking company, in a variety of positions, and held senior human resource and compensation positions at Storage Technology Corporation, a data management and storage company; Electronic Data Systems Corporation, a global technology services company; and JP Morgan, a global financial services firm. Ms. Choka holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies and Economics from Wesleyan University.
Mark A. Culhane
Mark A. Culhane has served as a director of CallidusCloud since 2010. From December 2012 to August 2016 Mr. Culhane was Chief Financial Officer at Lithium Technologies, Inc., a software company that helps companies better connect with their customers. From 2001 to May 2012, Mr. Culhane was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DemandTec, Inc., an IBM Corporation company that provides consumer demand management solutions. Previously, Mr. Culhane worked at iManage, Inc., a provider of e-business content and collaboration software, SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an international biopharmaceutical company, and at the public accounting firm Price Waterhouse. Mr. Culhane earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.
Kevin M. Klausmeyer
Kevin M. Klausmeyer has served as a director of CallidusCloud since 2013. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Hortonworks, Inc., a public company that develops and supports an open source data platform, and various privately-held companies, including Unitrends, Inc., a data back-up and disaster recovery software company. Mr. Klausmeyer also previously served on the boards of Quest Software, Inc. and Sourcefire, Inc., both public companies, acquired by Dell Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc., respectively. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Klausmeyer was Chief Financial Officer of The Planet, Inc., a provider of dedicated web hosting products and services. Before joining The Planet, Mr. Klausmeyer was Chief Financial Officer of RLX Technologies, Inc., a developer of management and provisioning software, and of PentaSafe Security Technologies, Inc., an enterprise security management software provider. Mr. Klausmeyer previously held positions with BMC Software, Inc., an IT management software company, and spent 13 years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Klausmeyer graduated from the University of Texas with a B.B.A. in Accounting.
Murray D. Rode
Murray D. Rode has served as a director of CallidusCloud since June 2014. Mr. Rode is currently Chief Executive Officer of TIBCO Software Inc., a private company that provides real time integration, process automation and analytics software to companies around the globe. Mr. Rode began his career with TIBCO’s predecessor company in 1995. He was instrumental in the creation of TIBCO Software in 1997, its subsequent public offering in 1999 and its sale to Vista Equity Partners in 2014. He has held a diverse set of roles during his tenure at TIBCO prior to becoming CEO, including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategic Operations. Mr. Rode was a management consultant before joining TIBCO and holds a B.A. degree from the University of Alberta, Canada.
James D. White
James D. White has served as a director of CallidusCloud since July 2016. Mr. White is the former Chairman, President and CEO of Jamba Juice and is credited with the turnaround and transformation of Jamba Juice into a healthy living brand with a reputation for being a great corporate citizen globally. He spent the balance of his three decade career in executive roles, including at Safeway Stores, Gillette, Ralston Purina and The Coca Cola Company. Mr. White currently sits on several corporate boards, including the DeVry Education Group and Panera Bread Company, and serves as Non-Executive Chairman at Daymon Worldwide. He also serves on the board of Juma Ventures, a non-profit that works with under privileged youths on pathways to college and productive careers. Mr. White also previously served on the following non-profit boards: the Genyouth Foundation, NASDAQ’s Entrepreneurial Center and The Network of Executive Women.
Leslie J. Stretch
President and Chief Executive Officer
Leslie J. Stretch has served as our President and CEO since 2007 and has served as a director on our board of directors since July 2008. Mr. Stretch was our Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and On-Demand Business in 2007, our Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales from 2006 to 2007 and Vice President, Worldwide Sales from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Stretch is currently on the board of directors of QAD Inc., a provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturers, and serves on its audit committee. Prior to joining Callidus, Mr. Stretch served as interim Chief Executive Officer for The Hamsard Group, plc., a software solutions and services provider, in the United Kingdom during 2005. Previously, Mr. Stretch served in a variety of roles at Sun Microsystems, Inc., a computer networking company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales. Prior to joining Sun Microsystems, Inc. (since acquired by Oracle Corporation), Mr. Stretch served in a variety of roles at Oracle Corporation, UK, an enterprise software provider. Mr. Stretch holds a B.A. in Economics and Economic History from the University of Strathclyde and a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Mr. Stretch is a sales veteran with more than 20 years of increasing responsibilities across small to very large multi-national sales organizations.
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