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Dominic Orr, President
Dominic Orr was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Aruba Networks in April 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Orr served as the company’s Chairman of the Board. Before Aruba, Mr. Orr was President of Nortel Networks’ Intelligent Internet Business Unit. Mr. Orr also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alteon WebSystems, a leader in Layer 4-7 networking, which was merged with Nortel Networks in October 2000. Mr. Orr started his career as Member of Technical Staff in Communications Networking for Hughes Aircraft and held senior management positions at Hewlett-Packard and Bay Networks prior to becoming President and CEO of Alteon. He holds a BS in physics from City University of New York and a MS and PhD from the California Institute of Technology, where he has been an advisor on the Information, Science and Technology Program for the last decade, and also was named Distinguished Alumni in 2009. Mr. Orr currently serves on the Board of Directors of Inveneo, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco with a focus on Information and Communication Technologies for organizations supporting underserved communities in the developing world, mostly in Africa.
Keerti Melkote, Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Keerti Melkote is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Aruba Networks, an HP 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.