Alain Carpentier
Head of Worldwide Sales, HPE Aruba Networking

Alain Carpentier is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

As Head of WW Sales, Alain is responsible for building a high-growth, high-margin business with a focus on campus, branch, mobility and IoT. His mission is to deliver strong growth, gain market share, as well as maintain Aruba’s “Customer First, Customer Last” culture.

A 20-year HPE veteran, Alain has held numerous leadership positions since joining the HPE/Aruba family from Agilent Technologies back in 2000. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President & General Manager of EMEA where he was instrumental in successfully merging the Aruba and HPN EMEA sales forces in 2015, all while continuing to grow the business.

Alain’s previous roles at HPE include Vice President & General Manager of Enterprise Group Hardware, Vice President of ESSN in the General Western Europe (GWE) region and Country Manager of Enterprise, Server, Storage and Networking. Prior to that, he held management roles in Channel and Global Account roles.

Based in Paris with his wife and family, Alain is best known for his passion for technology and his rigor in serving Aruba’s customers. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and IT, as well as a Certificate in General Management from INSEAD Fontainebleau.

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Honoring Donna Grothjan for 30+ Years of Channel Leadership

Thank you and congratulations to Donna Grothjan on her retirement after more than 30 years of supporting the channel and, over the past seven years, as the VP of worldwide channels at HPE Aruba Networking. Read More