Shaygan Kheradpir is a well known business and technology guru. He is the CEO of Coriant where he manages the day to day operations of the company. He received his Bachelor’s degree as well as masters and doctorate degrees from Cornell University. Prior to being named the CEO of Coriant he held several high level executive positions at GTE, Verizon, Barclays and Juiper Neworks where he was responsible for several innovative projects and ideas.
Shaygan Kheradpir was born into a life of destiny even as a young child. He was born in London yet raised and Iran. He is the son of a successful eye, ear, nose and throat doctor. When Shaygan reached a pivotal age in his life his parents afforded him the opportunity to move to the United States to begin college.
Kheradpir’s first began his career in 1987 at GTE Laboratories. While there he managed network routing, and control. He later became the CIO and gained respect throughout the technology community for his endeavors.
In 2000, GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon Communications. Kheradpir was first named the president of Verizon’s e-business then was later named the CIO where he worked night and day to expand into a broader range of services.
In January 2011, Kheradpir was named the COO at Barclays. Where he made several technology advances specifically in the world of mobile software. He was later promoted to Chief Operations and Technology making him the first technology executive to be a part of the executive team at Barclays.