CallidusCloud is a global enterprise software and SaaS company headquartered in Dublin, California. The company is best known for its cloud-based solutions for sales effectiveness, sales performance management and Sales Execution (CPQ, CLM) software and services. The company earned 41 awards and was named organization of the year at the 2016 American Business Awards, also known as the StevieAwards. Callidus Software Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on September 6, 1996 by founders Andrew Swett and Scott Kitayama as a company specializing in providing Enterprise Incentive Management (EIM) application systems. Initial funding came from Onset Ventures. The first hire was former Chief Architect Greg Holmberg, followed by former President and CEO Reed D. Taussig. In November 2003, the company went public on the Nasdaq National Market under the stock symbol CALD, raising US$70 million.