Shaygan Kheradpir, a common name in the telecom technology and financial service industries has been renown over the years. Shaygan was born in London after which he moved and grew up in Iran.
In his education background, Shaygan has a degree, masters and PhD in electrical engineering from Cornell University. After his graduation, he began his career at GTE Corporation where he really heightened the corporation’s potential.
As an information officer at GTE, Shaygan directed great skills working on the management and control of the network routing. Following the Bell Atlantic blend with the GTE, Verizon communications was formed and Shaygan was the president.
As the president, Shaygan led Verizon’s e-business division and contributed immensely to the company’s diversification into mechanization of operations and telecommunications. Later on in 2001, Shaygan came up with small teams that majored in creating and maximizing new products ideas. Additionally, he worked to the advancement of the upcoming technologies. In the original link;
http://www.lightreading.com/optical/packet-optical/kheradpirs-coriant-comeback/a/d-id/718548, together with his team of operating partners contributed extremely to the growth of videos, FiOs fibre and associated DVR.
Prior to joining Coriant as the CEO, Shaygan had resigned from Juniper Networks where he was a CEO. DiPietro who was the former Coriant CEO stepped down for Shaygan following his high experience in the technology and financial industries. Following this, DiPietro resumed to his position in the privately owned Marlin Equity Partners as the operating partner. He also became the vice chairman of Coriant with Robert Leggett the Chairman.
Being in the business and technology industries for not less than two decades, Shaygan is believed to have gained executive experience that will see Coriant through under his leadership. His guidance and insights on focused operational execution will highly be depended on to lead the company to its growth. Marlin Equity Partners who are the founders of Coriant are greatly confident of having a prosperous company under his leadership.