The Coriant brand has quickly found its feet with a corporate identity after the company was formed by Marlin Equity Partners from Tellabs, Nokia Siemens, and Sycamore Networks. The company has grown at a fast rate to have more than 500 customers and handle business of more than $1 billion after only being formed in 2013 by the globally recognized investment company with an eye on entering the Online networking market; as the company looks to enter the upper echelons of the industry the appointment of Shaygan Kheradpir as CEO looks like shrewd move, Light Reading reports.
The entire career of Shaygan Kheradpir would seem to have positioned him on a trajectory towards Coriant and their range of new technologies focusing on building Online networks. Shaygan Kheradpir has a history of finding himself in the perfect position to take part in the latest areas of technology growth over the course of his three decade long career; after leaving Cornell University with a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering Kheradpir headed research at GTE Labs and Verizon where he introduced 30 day deadlines and small development teams.
Over the course of his career Shaygan Kheradpir has proven himself to be a major success as he was given roles with the National Institute of Standards and Technology at boardroom level. Kheradpir has also dedicated much of his time and efforts to his alma mater, Cornell University; a member of the Cornell Engineering Council Kheradpir has also been a major supporter of many fund raising activities for the educational institution.
Shaygan Kheradpir has a tough task to follow in the footsteps of outgoing CEO Pat DiPietro who has led Coriant since its 2013 inception and will remain a key member of the team as Vice-President. DiPietro will step aside to return to his earlier role as an executive at Marlin Equity Partners, but spoke in glowing terms of the experience and leadership Shaygan Kheradpir will bring to Coriant.
Prior to accepting the role as the Coriant CEO Shaygan Kheradpir had already been working with Marlin Equity Partners to make sure the company had the most profitability possible. Kheradpir impressed executives at Marlin with a complete review of Coriant that many believe will form the basis of his future leadership of the Coriant brand.