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Leadership Team


Alexandre Carvalhal

Alexandre Carvalhal

CFO Callidus Software Inc. & SAP Customer Experience

Alexandre Carvalhal is an experienced Financial Executive with over thirty years of experience, mainly dedicated to finance functions in the high-tech industry. Alexandre overseas all financial activities for Callidus Software Inc. and also for the SAP Customer Experience Business Unit.  Alexandre joined SAP in 2010 and has served in various finance functions and leadership roles and took over the CFO role for Callidus Software Inc. in January 2019.

Eric Brown

Eric Brown

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.

Michael Wilkes

Michael Wilkes

Senior Vice President, Global Support & Operations

Michael is responsible for CallidusCloud’s Global Support and Cloud Operations, where he brings over 20 years of experience in both traditional IT operations and SaaS Cloud-based operations, SaaS operations management, and SaaS application engineering. Previously, Michael served as vice president of Cloud Operations for CallidusCloud, where he was responsible for securing, provisioning and maintaining the entire Cloud product suite.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Michael was the CTO and co-founder of a venture-backed SaaS company, iCentera, that CallidusCloud acquired. Earlier in his career, Michael served 6 years in the United States Army and credits his ability to build and foster successful teams to lessons learned during that time.

Brad Compton

Brad Compton

Senior Vice President, Professional Services

Brad Compton brings more than 10 years of experience in professional services leadership with a proven track record in professional services management, program management, business development, and SaaS delivery.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Brad served as vice president of client services at Addepar, an investment management platform focused on the wealth advisor marketplace. While there, he had operational responsibility for the implementation, support, and customer success teams whose purpose was to create advocates for Addepar. Brad also served as vice president of professional services at Xactly Corporation where he oversaw all aspects of services business development and delivery for Xactly’s enterprise and SMB offerings. Brad holds a master of business administration from San Jose State University and a bachelor of arts from Villanova University.

Mike Crane

Mike Crane

Senior Vice President, Services

Mike Crane is a seasoned IT executive, having spent more than 20 years providing services and consulting support to customers navigating digital transformations and adopting cloud business models. As senior vice president of services, Mike is currently responsible for leading the CallidusCloud managed services, technical account management, and customer experience teams with a focus on helping CallidusCloud customers optimize and gain greater value out of our solutions.

Prior to CallidusCloud, Mike was executive vice president of services at Five9, a cloud-based contact center platform, where he was responsible for all services and support functions. Mike also spent many years at Cisco in various leadership roles within the advanced services organization as it scaled globally to become a multi-billion dollar professional services and consulting business.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his five kids and cycling with his wife.

Rupal Parikh

Rupal Parikh

Senior Vice President, Sales Engineering

Rupal has over 20 years of presales experience in the software and technology industry.

Rupal joined CallidusCloud in 2006 as a Sales Engineer. She moved on to manage local presales teams and helped with field enablement efforts before running International Sales Engineering across Europe, Latin America and Asia. Currently at CallidusCloud, Rupal runs Worldwide Sales Engineering. As a team, the Sales Engineers strive to incorporate deep product knowledge and excellence in value messaging throughout the sales lifecycle, while consistently adopting successful best practices that win deals across the globe.

Prior to joining CallidusCloud, Rupal worked at software companies ranging from a small startup in mobile technology, to software giant Oracle, and across major verticals such as Financial Services, Telecommunications, High Tech and Retail. Rupal holds a degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

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