Coriant, a leading supplier of cutting-edge networking solutions to top network operators in more than 100 countries, publicized the news about the naming of a new CEO and Chairman, Shaygan Kheradpir. He joins Coriant after working closely with the top management team since 2014 as an Operating Executive at Marlin Partners.
Having participated in overseeing overall strategic plan and operations of several established companies, Kheradpir will utilize his position to manage Coriant’s growth strategy and reinforce the focus on technological solutions tailored to address unique needs of customers distributed around the world. Kheradpir takes on the position left by former CEO and President Pat DiPietro, who assumes the position of Vice Chairman of Coriant Board and Marlin’s Operating Partner. During his tenure, DiPietro oversaw the integration of several network providers and development of Coriant’s portfolio.
Responsibilities of Shaygan Kheradpir
Shaygan will play a significant role in developing end-user applications to address the high demand. Some of the products that Kheradpir plans to include the transformation of 4G to 5G, cloud infrastructure build-outs, hyper-scale data center, and evolution of 100G to Multi-terabit data system.
Why Coriant is unique
Coriant has an excellent and detailed portfolio data networking and packet optical solutions, technological innovation, and a growing client base. These features attracted Kheradpir to Coriant. Under the leadership of Kheradpir, Coriant will offer cost-effective solutions to its customers comprised of large enterprises, network operators, as well as cloud providers.
Shaygan is a recognized leader possessing an extensive industrial and operational experience. He has at least 28 years of expertise in the technology, financial, and telecom industry. He kick-started his career at GTE Corporation and eventually became Chief Information Officer of Verizon. He has a reputation for developing award-winning technological products. Kheradpir is the first technology investor to have served in the Barclays Executive Committee. He played an integral role in the development of Barclays’ TRANSFORM program, which is a revolutionary transformation of the bank that was embraced by subsidiary companies across the 50 countries. After being appointed as a Juniper Networks CEO, Kheradpir implemented an Integrated Operating Plan and oversaw the marketing strategies for the company’s product.
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