2012 Information Technology Awards Categories Final Judging Committee
Nagabhushan Balaji, Head Internal Control, Legal & Compliance, Dubai First, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hugh Brown, Director, Monbro, London, United Kingdom
Aleks Ivanovic, CEO & Founder, Webcom, Inc, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Craig Nelson, Cofounder, President & CEO, iCentera, Burnsville, MN, USA
Naoya Shimizu, President, IFNet, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Shawn Sullivan, Director of Marketing, BCBS of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Anyck Turgeon, EVP of Talent Promotion & Board Member, CADF, Austin, TX, USA
President & CEO
CallidusCloud, Pleasanton, CA, USA
Under Leslie’s direction, CallidusCloud has transformed into a recurring revenue based business that is the leader in cloud and mobile sales-effectiveness solutions. The company is in the top 30 public software companies in the Bay Area, delivering multiple Saas Solutions to customers around the world. These solutions include sales hiring, sales enablement, sales performance management, and mobile learning. At CallidusCloud, Leslie has pioneered patent-pending methods for social sales performance management and hiring, visualization, and performance predictions.
Prior to joining the Callidus executive board, Leslie spent 18 years in various management positions at Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation. 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 BA 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.