Shaygan Kheradpir has background experience working with a variety of companies. He was most recently CEO of Juniper Networks Inc. Prior to his appointment at Juniper he also held positions with other highly successful business including GTE, Verizon Communications, and Barclays Bank. Kheradpir seems a perfect fit for a company like Coriant. Shaygan holds a Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorates degree in electrical engineering which he obtained from Cornell University. He also helped to deploy FiOS while while working with Verizon.
Shaygan is an innovative man with outside-of-the-box ideas which will work great for Coriant as they are looking to move to the next level. Not only did he have success at Verizon but he also was a key component in Barclays TRANSFORM program which prepped the bank for the 21st century. Mr. Kheradpir has also been on the advisory board of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology as well as the Cornell University Engineering Council. So as you can see Shaygan Kheradpir has a vision and the experience to implement his vision.
Coriant and Shaygan seem to be on the same page with their vision of the future for the company. They needed someone with a variety of experience from different spectrums of the business world to compete in a very competitive market. They needed someone with a vision and the ability to fulfill that vision. With Kheradpir’s educational and real world experience they have found a perfect fit. He has many ideas and will have the resources and clientele to bring those ideas to fruition at Coriant.