Coriant is an independent telecommunications corporation. The company launched in 2013 and most recently announced that Shaygan Kheradpir as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman. Coriant is a global organization that sells hardware and software for optical transmission in an array of networks. This high-end company needs a high-end executive to lead them to success and Mr. Kheradpir is just the person to do that. His passion and expertise cannot go unnoticed. He is a great leader for companies and innovation in the field.
Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London, raised in Iran, and is a United States citizen. Mr. Kheradpir relocated to the United States for his education. He attended Cornell University. He earned his bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree, as well as a Doctoral degree in electrical engineering while at Cornell. He is a business professional and technology executive. He holds expertise in business management, strategies to assist in cost-cutting initiatives, as well as product development. Mr. Kheradpir not only excels in his professional career but he also gives back to the community. He has previously served as a member on a board of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology, specifically on the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. He is a member of the Cornell University’s Engineering Council. Mr. Kheradpir has also brought his expertise as sitting on the Advisory Board for the YMCA in the greater New York area. His passion and expertise make him an asset to the industry.
Before his current Chief Executive Officer of Coriant, he held positions with Verizon, GTE, Juniper Networks as well as Barclays. Beginning 1987, Mr. Kheradpir began working at GTE Laboratories and worked his way up the ladder, eventually becoming the CEO of GTE Corporation. After GTE merged with Verizon Communications and Bell Atlantic, he served as the president of Verizon’s e-business division and ultimately became the corporation’s first CIO/CTO. In 2011, he joined Barclays as the Chief Operations Officer of the Global Retail and Business Bank division and was later promoted to Chief Operations and Technology Officer. After Barclays, Mr. Kheradpir brought his knowledge and skills as the Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks before beginning his service at Coriant. Mr. Kheradpir brings with him nearly thirty years of experience and success.