Coriant, which is currently an independent company was formed by the joining up of Nokia Siemens optical networks, Tellabs and Sycamore Networks. Serving as among the top list network service operators, the company has its services across large enterprises, government agencies, content providers and financial institutions.
Offering solutions on network and network transport issues, the company has really helped many customers learn much as far as resources utilization is concerned. This has seen to it that end-user revenue is maximized placing many of them in the profit margins.
Shaygan Kheradpir, who has been in the telecom and technology industries for over 28 years was appointed the new Coriant’s CEO. Over these years, Shaygan has gained much of executive experience and has developed much in his career. Mr. DiPietro, who was the former CEO at Coriant stepped down for Shaygan following his familiarization with telecom, technology and financial service industries. DiPietro became the vice chairman and Robert Leggett the chairman.
Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London and raised in Iran after which he left for the United States for his education. In the United States, Shaygan attended Cornell University where he got his Phd, masters and bachelors in electrical engineering. He later on began his career at GTE Corporation where he served as a Chief Information Officer. GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon e-business division where Shaygan was the president.
Shaygan later on joined Barclays bank as a chief operations and technology officer where together with his team immensely transformed the bank. After leaving the bank, he joined Juniper networks where he was the Chief Executive Officer leading the company to high IQ networking. Additionally, he was an active operating partner at Marlin Equity Partners before he got his current position as the Chief Executive Officer at Coriant.