Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London in 1960, and holds a PhD in electrical engineering from Cornell University, where he is a member of their Engineering Council. He has 28 years of experience holding down executive jobs. He has held positions in companies such as Verizon, Barclays and Juniper Networks. Where he implemented his skills in product development and cost cutting. Kheradpir has also served on the board of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology as the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Shaygan Kheradpir is now the CEO of Coriant, a company with more than 3000 employees and is working with more than 100 countries providing top of the line networking solutions to high end network operators. Including Tier 1 Communications Service providers. He holds many patents for things like media, payments and spanning telecom.
Before stepping up as CEO of Coriant, Kheradpir lended his skills in technology investments and strategic telecom to Marlin Equity partners as Operating Partner. Beginning with GTE Corporation to start his overwhelmingly impressive career was then later appointed EVP & Chief Information Officer of Verizon. He made ways to modernize the system. Increasing it in ways such as innovation, efficiency and pioneering product initiatives including FiOS, one of the highest volume infrastructure programs in the U.S. with a capital investment as high as $20 billion. Later, Shaygan Kheradpir became the Chief Operations and Technology officer of Barclays. Also was a member of the bank’s Executive Committee. He left his mark at Barclays with his leadership to create the company’s TRANSFORM program. Later he designed an Integrated Operating Plan for Juniper Networks as the CEO. Focusing on execution of the strategic growth markets of Cloud Builder & High IQ Networking.
Shaygan Kheradpir has made great strides in the industry and has left his mark on Technology and Business, in terms of leadership and Innovation. We at Coriant are happy to have him as our CEO and can’t wait to see the other developments and state of the art plans, designs and tech he will bring to our company and also the world. His legacy will be giving back all the time he spent to hone his skills and sharpen his technique to companies as Coriant. As well, as changing the world with his innovations. His brilliance is matched only by his hustle.
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