Management

Mobility is a team sport

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Management Team

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 is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Aruba Networks. Prior to founding Aruba in 2002, Mr. Melkote held leadership roles in product management, technology marketing and engineering at Cisco, Intel and leading networking startups such as Shasta Networks. Mr. Melkote has extensive experience in leading entrepreneurial teams that have created new businesses and billion dollar product categories in the networking industry. His major accomplishments include the creation and delivery of Aruba’s market leading secure mobile access solution, the industry’s first broadband IP service delivery platform at Shasta Networks and Cisco’s first gigabit switching products. Mr. Melkote 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.

Michael Galvin has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Aruba Networks since June 2011. He has worked at the company since 2005, and was previously vice president of finance. Prior to that, he held multiple senior finance positions at BEA Systems, Inc., including vice president of finance and corporate controller. Prior to that, Galvin was an investment banker with Merrill Lynch & Co., most recently as a vice president. Galvin holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Ben Gibson brings 20 years of IT industry experience to Aruba networks, where he serves as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Gibson leads global marketing strategy, including Product and Solution Marketing, Corporate Communications, Brand, Demand Generation, Theater and Channel Marketing. Prior to Aruba Networks, Gibson served as Vice President of Marketing for Cisco’s Data Center/Virtualization business, as well as marketing leadership roles for Cisco’s Enterprise Global Marketing Solutions and Program Development and Wireless and Mobility Solutions Marketing. Prior to Cisco, Gibson served as Vice President of Marketing at both Meru Networks and Proxim Corporation, where he led global marketing, communications, investor relations, and channel marketing programs. Gibson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Business from California State University Long Beach.

As the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, John DiLullo oversees the global sales and field operations organizations at Aruba Networks. DiLullo’s career spans more than 25 years in the networking industry. Most recently, he served as president of Americas theater operations at Avaya, Inc. He served as president of both the Latin America and Asia Pacific regions for Avaya.Prior to Avaya, DiLullo was Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Channels and Field Operations at SonicWall, Inc. and Vice President of Channels, Worldwide Distribution at Cisco Systems. John DiLullo has a Master Degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University. He also has two patents filed in the United States.