David Hughes

Founder of Silver Peak and Head of WAN Business

Prior to joining Aruba, David founded Silver Peak in 2004, building an industry leading WAN edge infrastructure company on the premise of enabling customers to build a better WAN. A holder of 50+ patents, David is responsible for accelerating the company’s edge-to-cloud strategy and strengthening the Aruba Edge Services Platform with a self-driving wide area network to advance WAN and security transformation for enterprise customers. Outside of work, David, a father of two, enjoys cooking, gardening, sailing and following his home country rugby team the New Zealand All Blacks.