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BIG 5G Event
15-17 May, 2023
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Manish Tiwari
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy at Cradlepoint Inc.


Mannish Tiwari leads Cradlepoint’s global strategy and M&A functions, with responsibility for driving the company’s evolution from a leader in Wireless-WAN to a leader in Secure Enterprise 5G. He also oversees the company's ongoing expansion efforts into AI-driven Enterprise Private Cellular Networks.

In his previous role with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, he served as head of corporate development & strategic partnerships for HPE’s Aruba business comprising of enterprise campus switching, wireless-LAN, cloud software and edge-security products. Manish   was responsible for helping drive Aruba’s expansion into access security and SD-WAN as part of HPE. 

Prior to acquisition into HPE, Manish served as head of corporate development for Aruba Networks and helped grow the company into #2 market leader in campus networking via expansion into Network Access Control, Indoor location solutions, Mobile Device Management and several other high-growth markets.

Prior to Aruba, Manish held diverse roles as a venture investor at JK&B Capital, as a research scientist in Nokia’s research labs, and as a product & engineering leader at Juniper Networks as well as a founding engineer at early stage venture backed companies. 

Manish a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a master’s degree in Computer Science from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.