Shaygan Kheradpir is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Coriant. The Coriant Company appointed Mr. Kheradpir to be its CEO in May 2015. He also chairs the board of the firm.
Mr. Kheradpir has an experience of more than 30 years in management. He has worked in different industries including technology, telecom, and finance. Kheradpir started his career at the GTE Corporation. He was later appointed to serve as the Verizon’s EVP and also as the Chief Information Officer. This appointment came hand in hand with another election to join the leadership management crew. The team then dealt with innovation, system modernization, efficiency and pioneering product initiatives. One of the products he and the team handled was the FiOS. FiOS had a capital investment of about $20 billion.
Kheradpir left the firm for Barclays. He worked for the Barclays Company as the Chief Operations and Technology Officer. Shaygan also served on the bank’s management team. During the transformation to the 21st century, Kheradpir led the creation of Barclays’ Transform Program. The program included the bank’s branches in 50 countries across the globe and about 150,000 employees. After the success of this program, he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks. At Juniper Networks he created an Integrated Operating Plan for the firm and also led the strategic development markets of the Cloud Builder and High IQ Networking.
Shaygan Kheradpir has also served as the Operating Partner of Marlin Equity Partners. He handled the planning of technology and telecom investments.
DR. Kheradpir holds a bachelor’s, masters and doctorate, degrees all from the Cornell University. He holds many patents including media, payments, and telecom. DR. Kheradpir used to be on the Engineering Council of Cornell University and one of the board members of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology.
He took over the seat of CEO of the Coriant from Pat Dipietro. Pat is now the Vice Chairperson of Coriant. Kheradpir is also the Operating Partner of Marlin Equity Partners; he has worked in the same position for the Marlin before. According to a credible source, Shaygan had been working with the senior executive team of the company since the beginning of 2015.
The Coriant is reported to be securing some contracts from key clients; including some international carrier companies like the NBN of Australia, China Unicom, BSNL, TSIC (TeliaSonera International Carrier) and many others.
Coriant is a firm that majors in developing dynamic and innovative networking solutions for a dynamic and cloud enabled-commercial world.
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