James Chia
Director, Software and Services, Asia Pacific and Japan


James Chia has more than 23 years’ experience in sales and business leadership in the IT sector.   James is currently the Director for Software and Services, Asia-Pacific and Japan, with Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. He leads a cross-functional team to promote Aruba software and services into the APJ region.   Prior to this role, James was the head of Aruba’s Southeast Asia business.

Prior to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, James worked in Citrix, Cisco and IBM, in sales and business development leadership roles. He has lived and worked in China, Vietnam, Singapore, and the rest of Asia-Pacific and Japan.

James has a Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore.   He is also a certified Miller Heiman Strategic Selling instructor.


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