Shaygan Kheradpir is the current chief executive officer as well as chairman of the board of Coriant. He has had over 28 years of experience in the financial services, technology and telecom industries. Shaygan Kheradpir comes from humble beginnings and has worked his way to where he is now. In the past he started his career at the GTE Corporation and was then made Verizon’s EVP & Chief Information Officer. He was part of the leadership team which lead product initiatives, innovation, efficiency and systems modernizations. These include FIOS, known as the greatest infrastructure programs in the United States. They have over $20 billion dollars of investments.
Shaygan Kheradpir then moved on to Barclays Bank where he acted as the Chief Operations and Technology Officer as well as being part of the bank’s executive committee. The TANSFORM program started by Barclays was indeed led by Shaygan Kheradpir during his period at Barclays. This program was a historical time for Barclays as it was an immediate transformation into the 21st Century. The program spread across 50 counties and effected 150 000 employees. Leading on from this role, Shaygan Kheradpir became CEO of Juniper Networks. At Juniper Networks he developed an Integrated Operating plan. His main focus was on strategic growth markets of High IQ Networking and Cloud Builder. Shaygan Kheradpir just before taking on the role of CEO of Coriant he was acting as Operating Partner at an equity firm known as Marlin Equity Partners. This position had him focus mainly on technology investments and telecom.
Coriant is an independent company which focus on telecommunications. The technology at Coriant is made up of Siemens Optical Networks, Sycamore and Tellabs Networks. Coriant does business all around the world have their head quarters in Munich Germany and Naperville United States of America. The key people at Coriant are made up of Shaygan Kheradpir the CEO, Robert Leggett the chairman and Pat DiPietro the vice chairman. Coriant has several products and services that it provides. These include intelligent network, integrated management, optical planning, optical packet solutions and edge routing solutions. On May 6th 2013, Coriant was bought out from the Nokia Siemens Networks by the equity company Marlin Equity Partners. In 2013 there was a merge of Sycamore and Coriant which was then named Coriant America Inc. The company Sycamore was previously acquired by Marlin Equity Partners in the earlier part of 2013.