Shaygan Kheradpir was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Optical Transport Vendor, named Coriant. Shaygan possesses extinguished business and technology leadership qualities which he has gained from the many years he has been working. He has worked in several leading industries such as telecom, technology, and financial industries. He has also worked at Juniper where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer and the member of the board of directors. Shaygan has also served as the Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Barclays PLC. Before moving to Barclays PLC, he worked at Verizon Communications as the Chief Information and Technical Officer. The business guru is determined in providing network customers with ground-breaking silicon systems and software enabling clients to build the best system on the planet.
Shaygan has a vast experience from the various positions he has held in different companies. He has unmatched experience in operations and systems delivery of products to users all over the world. He also has a recommendable working experience in the banking sector having worked at Barclays PLC. Shaygan played a bigger role in transforming Barclays’ retail banking experience by catalyzing cultural changes and implementing operational and innovation programs.
Shaygan Kheradpir took over from Pat DiPietro as the Chief Executive Officer of Coriant after moving from Juniper. Shaygan took over the job at Coriant knowing the task that was waiting for him in his new role. He had been working closely with the senior management team of Coriant even before he was appointed to the Chief Executive Officer position. He used to work to at Coriant’s owner, Marlin Equity Partners as an Operating Partner. His 28 experience of having worked in huge companies such as telecom, technology, and financial institutions would be a major boost to his success at Coriant. DiPietro was quoted praising Shaygan and stating how it is an honor to have a professional of his caliber working at Coriant. He went further to say that Coriant’s unbeatable experience in strategic insight and guidance will be able to take Coriant to the next level.
Shaygan attended the Cornell University from where he graduated with a Bachelor’s in engineering. He later did his Masters and Ph.D. from the same institution. Shaygan has plenty of patents from spanning telecom, payments, and media. He was also part of the advisory board of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. Shaygan is also a member of the Council of the Cornell University Engineering Council.