That’s why Aruba is home to the best and brightest minds in the mobility business. We strive to build the trust of customers and employees by treating them with respect and leading by example.
Dominic Orr, President, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Dominic Orr is the President of Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Together with Founder, Keerti Melkote, Dom co-leads HPE Aruba. Mr. Orr continues to focus on go-to-market strategy and execution, and partners with Keerti to redefine the “IT Edge” by driving a high- growth, high-margin business focusing on campus and branch networking, mobility and IoT.
Prior to Aruba merging with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mr. Orr served as Aruba Network’s Chairman of the Board and was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Mr. Orr joined Aruba from Nortel Networks where he was the President of the Intelligent Internet Business Unit. Before that, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alteon WebSystems, which merged with Nortel Networks in October 2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Orr held leadership positions at Hughes Aircraft, Hewlett-Packard and Bay Networks.
Mr. Orr currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology.
He earned a B.S. in Physics from City University of New York. Additionally, he holds a M.S. and PhD from the California Institute of Technology and was named a Distinguished Alumni in 2009.
Keerti Melkote, Senior Vice President and General Manager
Keerti Melkote is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. He started Aruba Networks in 2002 with a vision to enable mobility for enterprises of all sizes. This started with the creation of Aruba’s secure mobility platform for deploying enterprise-scale wireless LANs. He led Aruba through its IPO offering in 2007 and continues to guide Aruba’s strategic direction as it grows and expands into the leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions. Prior to founding Aruba, he held leadership roles in product management, technology marketing and engineering at Cisco, Intel and leading networking startups such as Shasta Networks. He received his MSEE from Purdue University and B.Tech in ECE from JNTU, Hyderabad. He has been granted multiple patents for innovations in the field of networking and communications and was honored by Purdue University as an Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer in 2009. He serves as an adviser and an angel investor to multiple silicon valley startups that are applying technology to transform many diverse industries including wireless, security, datacenter, social networking, healthcare, sports and construction.