Shaygan Kheradpir is a man of many achievements. Kheradpir recieved his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorial degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He has over 28 years of experience in the financial, technological, and telecom industries.
He began his career as an executive with GTE Corp. From there, he worked at Verizon as executive vice president and chief information officer. After Verizon, Kheradpir entered the financial world working for Barclays as chief operations and technology officer. He then worked for Juniper Networks, and then began the role of operating partner at Marlin in early 2015.
Kheradpir has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman of Coriant in September of 2015. He built a relationship with Coriant during his time Marlin Equity Partners. Coriant gives many solutions to many network operators for more than 100 countries. Shygan is suspected to be a key factor in the planning and operations of Coriant. He will also help grow the industry with technological solutions that give direct impact to the market.
Shaygan Kheradpir is not lacking in experience, and this will be of great value to Coriant. Kheradpir will be a key factor in data-intensive end user applications. These application will be used in the development of the hyper-scale data center. They will also be used in 100G to multi-terabyte coherent metro and cloud infrastructure built-outs.
Shaygan is taking over for Pat DiPietro. While DiPietro was at Coriant he was President and CEO, DiPietro is now the company’s Vice Chairman. While DiPietro was in charge he focused on integration and portfolio initiatives. He enjoys Coriant’s portfolio of data networking. DiPietro also believes the environment at Coriant is innovative and has a strong global reach. He is confident in the fact that Coriant will be able to help clients with cost-disruptive network solutions. This will lead to a much better network for customers. They will experience an elevated amount of automation, the programming will be much easier, and will have an increased rate of agility. This will all be achievable with the appointment of Shaygan Kheradpir as Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman for Coriant.