Executive Vice President & General Manager, Intelligent Edge Business
Phil Mottram leads Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, as the EVP and GM of HPE’s Intelligent Edge business. Phil is responsible for driving the strategic direction and execution of delivering innovative solutions that address the industry shift to a mobile-first world and accommodate the edge-centric, cloud-enabled, and data-driven enterprises of the future.
Phil joined HPE in 2019 to run the Communication and Media Solutions (CMS) business, a leading provider of telecommunications software. Under Phil’s leadership, the CMS business saw significant growth in orders and revenue, as well as improved operating margin. He also drove the introduction of key 5G product innovations. In 2020, Phil brought together HPE’s telecommunications portfolio under the Communications Technology Group (CTG). As SVP and General Manager of CTG, Phil was responsible for a global team of 5,000, overseeing product management, R&D, sales, solution design, delivery, support, partnerships, and commercial operations.
Phil has more than 30 years’ experience in the global technology sector, having lived and worked in Europe, USA, and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining HPE, Phil was Chief Revenue Officer at communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group, where he was responsible for all customer-facing functions. Before Zayo, he was responsible for Vodafone’s UK Enterprise Business Unit where he led significant transformation programs, returning the fixed-line business back to revenue growth.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Lincoln.
Phil has completed several triathlon events for charity, including the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii.