Vishal is Chief Operating Officer at HPE Aruba. Prior to this role he was the Chief Strategy Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and member of HPE's Executive Council. He also serves on the Board of New H3C, HPE's JV in China. His former roles at Hewlett Packard include Vice President and Head of Strategy at HPE as well as Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Hewlett Packard Co. Vishal also serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council for 5G/New Network Technologies. Prior to HP he was President and CEO of Eventus, a software and services company providing solutions to the health care industry. Vishal has also held senior positions at Booz Allen Hamilton (Booz & Co.), DLS a logistics company, and Lurgi, a German engineering company. Vishal holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering and an MBA from the University of Chicago.