Donna Grothjan
VP of Worldwide Channels

Donna Grothjan is vice president of worldwide channels for Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. In this role, Donna leads and manages all aspects of Aruba’s partnering strategy, channel sales, partner programs, partner enablement and go to market for Alliances and OEM worldwide. In addition, she also has responsibility for overseeing all SMB-related strategy and planning for Aruba worldwide.

In her previous role, she was vice president of worldwide distribution for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and had worldwide responsibility for distribution strategy and sales for the Enterprise Group. She joined Hewlett Packard from Juniper Networks where during her nine-year tenure there she held a number of worldwide channel and distribution-focused executive positions. Prior to Juniper Networks, she served as senior vice president of product management for Ingram Micro North America, where she was responsible for all product management roles including vendor relationships, business development and purchasing.

Grothjan has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has been named one of CRN’s Power 100 executives for nine consecutive years in a row. She holds a bachelor of arts in business administration from California State University, Fullerton.

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5 Big Partner Opportunities at the Edge

Develop these new capabilities to help customers drive more value in the experience economy. Read More


  • Aruba Partner Program
  • Cloud Management
  • Cloud-managed Wi-Fi
  • Customer Experience
  • Security

Introducing Partner Ready for Networking

Introducing Partner Ready for Networking

New channel program combines best of previous offerings to help our partners be mobile-first leaders Read More


  • Aruba Products
  • Digital Workplace
  • Mobile First
  • Networking