The optical transport vendor, Coriant has named Shaygan Kheradpir as its new CEO. As stated in an article on LightReading, just a year after Kheradpir left Juniper, he has taken over for Pat DiPeitro – who returned to his position as Vice Chairman and operating partner at Marlin Equity Partners – at Coriant.
According to a vendor at Coriant, Kheradpir has been working closely with the senior management team. He isn’t just walking into his new role as CEO blindly, he’s being careful.
The same vendor said that he is a recognized business and technology leader, with more than 28 years under his industry belt.
Pat DiPietro stated that they are honored to welcome Kheradpir to Coriant and, they are fortunate to have an executive of his caliber. He says Coriant is confident in his ability to drive Coriant to the next level of growth.
He has plenty of industry experience. He has spent time with GTE and Verizon Communication. He also spent time as the chief operations and technology officer at Barclays Bank. Read the whole article, here.
Shaygan Kheradpir earned his Ph.D., Master’s, and Bachelor’s in engineering from Cornell University.
He is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Coriant. Coriant is a proven supplier of innovative networking solutions to leading network operators. Coriant operates in over 100 countries, which include 9 of the top 10 global tier 1 Communications Service Providers (CSPs).
He is recognized as a business and technology leader. He has executive experience with telecom, technology, and financial services industries.
His career began at GTE Corporation and then was appointed Verizon’s EVP and Chief information officer and a member of the executive leadership team. He drove the systems modernization, efficiency, innovation, and pioneering product initiatives. After that, he turned to Barclays Bank to lead a role in the creation of the company’s TRANSFORM program. TRANSFORM is a historical transformation of the bank for the 21st century across 50 countries with 150 thousand employees. He then became CEO of Juniper Networks. There, he developed an integraded Operating plan for the company. He also focused execution on the strategic growth markets of Cloud Builder and High IQ Networking, He also held the position of Operating Partner at Marlin Equity Partner. There, he focused on strategic telecom and technology investments.
Afterward, he went onto becoming CEO of Coriant. When he made his new home with Coriant, everybody welcomed his expertise with open arms. There is no doubt he has the skill and experience, and everybody believes he is the person to help Coriant grow.
For more information about Shaygan Kheradpir, visit http://www.shaygankheradpir.com/