CallidusCloud Named Most Innovative Company of the Year

CallidusCloud Named Most Innovative Company of the Year

PLEASANTON, CALIF., June 18, 2013 – Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), the leading provider of sales and marketing effectiveness software, announced today that it was honored as gold Stevie® award winner in the 2013 American Business AwardsSM. CallidusCloud was presented with the award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category at the 11th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago last night.

“At CallidusCloud, we are passionate about delivering value to our customers through the continuous innovation of our cloud software,” said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud. “In May we unveiled the next generation of our suite featuring key enhancements to existing applications, such as our leading incentive compensation management solution, as well as the launch of brand new applications such as our new territory and quota optimizer solution. I am delighted that CallidusCloud has received this prestigious award.”

“This year’s American Business Awards was outsized in every way,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president.  “More entries and more judges than ever before, and I’d have to say the most impressive collection of nominations we’ve ever received.  We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, June 17 at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel.  More than 500 nominees and their guests attended.  The presentations will be broadcast by the Business TalkRadio Network on Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on June 17 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

About CallidusCloud

Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud®, is a leading provider of cloud software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with sales and marketing effectiveness cloud software. CallidusCloud maximizes and accelerates sales and marketing processes for over 2000 leading organizations. Small, medium and large enterprises across multiple industries and geographies rely on CallidusCloud for better marketing, and smarter selling.

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