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 companies make more money, faster. At CallidusCloud, Leslie has also pioneered patent-pending methods for social sales performance management and hiring, visualization, and performance predictions. He has been honored with many awards, most recently in 2016, Leslie received 5 honors from the American Business awards including the Executive of the Year award.
In addition to his duties at CallidusCloud, Leslie 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. Leslie is also a member of QAD’s Audit Committee of the board of directors and a member of Warburg Pincus Technology, Media and Telecommunications Advisory Council.
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.
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 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.
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.
Executive Vice President, Chief Talent and HR Officer
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.
Executive Vice President, Enterprise 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 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.
Executive Vice President, Chief Product 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.
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.
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