Meet Shaygan Kheradpir CEO of Coriant

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.

Alexei Beltyukov Launches SOLVY.com

Alexei Beltyukov, a Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist, loves education and entrepreneurship. In fact, his latest entrepreneurial endeavor is called SOLVY combines both things. It debuted in April or 2015 at Ed Surge’s tech conference in Los Angeles. SOLVY is interactive math educational software. It’s an online homework space for high schools. The software allows teachers to create, administer and customize learning exercises for their students.

What Makes SOLVY different from other Math Software

Beltyukov has done his homework and created a software to focus on honing the math skills high school students need. For example, the exercises have no multiple choice questions. Instead, students input the answers their answers. Like traditional math homework, the students must show how they arrived at their answers.

Of course, Beltyukov wants to make SOLVY.com a household name in math education. He also wants to make it easier for math teachers to teach and students to learn. For instance, one goal of the software is to make it easier to high school math teachers to understand and keep track of their students’ progress. SOLVY also provides developmental feedback to teachers outside the classroom. Teachers receive performance reports from SOLVY which will decrease the tedious homework grading.
Another goal is to make math easier to learn and more accessible for students. The software uses real-world math problems and allow students to use multiple ways to approach and discover solutions. For example, it interacts with students by offering hints and feedback to help them learn, understand and retain the answer.

More about Alexei Beltyukov and SOLVY.com

Alexei Beltyukov began his career in medicine. However, he decided to switch from medicine to business. LinkedIn shows that he attended INSEAD Business School and received his MBA. After graduation, Beltykov started several successful companies. For instance, in 2007 he founded A-Ventures Ltd and in 2013 he co-founded Endemic Capital, an angel investing club. He’s currently a board member on FORO Energy.

As a philanthropist, Beltykov has devoted his life to education and business. He’s created several organizations to assist other Russians in starting business and / or attending business school. His philanthropy includes an alumni scholarship at INSTEAD. The financial scholarship helps Russian students wanting to attend INSTEAD.

He is also the Vice President of Skolkovo Foundation. It provides money to Russian business people wanting to start companies and expand their businesses throughout Russia.

SOLVY.com is another business venture Beltykov is working to make a success.  Follow Alexei on Twitter for even more information.

Sam Tabar Continues To Make Waves In The Financial World

Sam Tabar is a prominent attorney and capital strategist based in New York City. He is an expert in business development, fund raising, and legal matters. Sam Tabar’s first job was at Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP where he served as an associate before venturing into capital strategy and business development. Prior to that, Bloomberg references Sam Tabar served as an associate editor for the Columbia Business Review. He joined Columbia Law School after graduating from Oxford University with honors.

About.me was the first to show how Sam Tabar carried out differed tasks at Skadden including counseling clients on investment management agreement, hedge fund formation, and employment issues. He also counseled clients on compliance and regulatory issues. Sam Tabar served in the legal firm until 2004 when he left to venture into the financial profession starting his financial career with PMA Investment Advisors, a branch of Hong Kong based Sparx Group Co.

At PMA, Sam Tabar started as counsel before gaining promotion to be the managing director and co-head of business development. He handled all sorts of global marketing as well as investor relations for a hedge fund worth $2 billion. Sam Tabar created and executed a marketing plan for his company that targeted large family offices, institutional investors, and high net worth customers across the world. In addition, he helped the company raise $1.2 billion worth of assets.

Later, he was recruited at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch to serve as the director & head of capital strategy for its Asia Pacific constituent in 2011. In his new role, Sam offered counsel to the bank’s clients at the same time targeting important introductions of institutional investors such as funds of funds and endowments. He left the bank in September 2012 to work as the director of Adanac LLC, BVI. Sam Tabar has invested in American startups like Verboten and Thinx.

Thinx is a startup company that focuses on fashionable underwear designed at supporting women’s menstruation as well as incontinence. The firm helps women in Africa and America. According to him, Thinx is special. This is due to its business model and financial support that motivates individuals in the community to give back through the purchases that they make.

When it comes to avoiding problems especially with commodities, Sam Tabar advises that investors should carryout adequate research before making any investments. According to him, it is only through research that people can make reasonable predictions on how the products are likely to act in the future. Currently Sam is the CEO of the new agency FullCycle Fund, which handles investments and advisory.