President and 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 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 five 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.