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Callidus Software Inc.

June 10, 2009 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Launches Executive Briefing Series, "Survive and Thrive: Secrets to Selling More"

Industry Leaders Discuss How to Leverage Pay-for-Performance; Focus on the Right Metrics to Help Drive Business in Today's Economy

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) -


"Survive and Thrive: Secrets to Selling More" -- An executive briefing series during which industry leaders will discuss how to leverage pay-for-performance; Focus on the right metrics to help drive business in today's economy


Jason Angelos, senior executive, CRM Sales Transformation, Accenture

Jason Jordan, co-founder of Go To Market Partners

Mark Smith, CEO and executive vice president of research, Ventana Research

Steve Apfelberg, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Callidus Software

Various Callidus customers

When and Where:

-- June 10th New York, NY

-- June 11th Atlanta, GA

-- June 18th Palo Alto, CA

-- October 6th Chicago, IL

-- October 7th Minneapolis, MN

To view tour dates and register for an event, click here.

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Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), launched its executive briefing series, "Survive and Thrive: Secrets to Selling More." The briefings will take place in five cities across North America from June 10th - October 2009. The conference tour will focus on how to implement pay-for-performance to align individual employee performance with company objectives. Attendees have the opportunity to network with colleagues and industry experts and to learn how to use variable pay to create a more efficient business.

Each event will feature unique topics to help attendees learn how to focus on the metrics that impact their business. Participants will hear from industry luminaries, who will discuss proven methods to improve business and become more agile in a tough economy.

"We designed the content of the Survive and Thrive series to address the key issues facing businesses in today's economy," said Steve Apfelberg, senior vice president of marketing and business development at Callidus Software. "Our customers and prospects want to learn how to more effectively align employee and partner behavior with corporate objectives and how to optimize their investments in pay-for-performance programs. This is a terrific lineup of industry experts and Callidus customers that will share best practices for driving scintillating sales and pervasive performance."

In particular, executives and management from the following groups should attend to broaden their understanding of how to address today's business challenges:

--  Sales
--  Marketing
--  Human Resources
--  Call Centers

All participants will receive a free copy of the benchmark research on sales and total performance management, valued at $2,000. The research includes over 600 organizations that help businesses understand how to manage compensation performance. Attendees will also be entered for a prize drawing for a Kindle II.

For more information and to sign up for attending a briefing, please click here.

Callidus Software®

Callidus Software (, NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Performance-based compensation is one of the largest investments for all companies. Callidus' customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing the return on this strategic asset. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for pervasive performance management across the enterprise. Over 1.9 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software.

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