Recently, Shaygan Kheradpir was named as the new chief executive officer of Coriant. Shaygan shall be filling a position that was originally held by Pat DiPietro. Pat shall be the new vice chairperson. He will also return to Marlin Equity Partners to continue with his role as an operating partner.
Marlin Equity Partners played a pivotal role in building Coriant. The entity managed to create the optical transport vendor by bringing together a section of Sycamore Networks, Tellabs and the optical unit of Nokia. Shaygan is not walking into his role blindly. This is because he has been maintaining rapport with the senior management of team of the corporation. Since the beginning of the year, Shaygan has been working closely with Coriant’s management team by virtue of serving as an operating executive at Marlin Equity Partners.
According to Coriant, Shaygan is a successful technology expert and shrewd business leader. He has expansive experience in the financial services, technology and telecom industries. When assuming his new role as the vice chairman, Pat was quoted as saying that the fraternity Coriant was honored to have Shaygan serve as the new CEO. He continued to say that the experienced executive would help guide the vendor to the next level of growth. Coriant’s rivals are expected to make the most of the recent appointment. This information was originally mentioned on Light Reading’s website as explained in the following link http://www.lightreading.com/optical/packet-optical/kheradpirs-coriant-comeback/a/d-id/718548
About Shaygan Kheradpir
For over 28 years, Shaygan has held various executive positions in different corporations. The qualified engineer started his career at GTE Company. Because of his hard work and tangible results, Shaygan was appointed to serve as the executive vice president of Verizon. He also doubled up as the chief information officer of the same corporation. As a team member of the Verizon’s executive leadership, Shaygan drove systems modernization, innovation and efficiency. In addition, Shaygan pioneered product initiatives, which included FiOS. This program is considered to be among the largest in the history of the United States. The FiOS program used more than $20 billion in capital investment.
Shaygan worked at Barclays bank as the technology and operations officer. His record of accomplishment saw him serve in the bank’s executive committee. At the bank, Shaygan was instrumental in creating the TRANSFORM program. Through the program, he managed to align the bank with the technologies, innovation and leadership of the 21st century. More than 150,000 employees were involved in implementing the program across 50 countries. Shaygan graduated from Cornell University with an undergraduate degree, postgraduate degree and PhD in engineering. He has many patents that spans across the media, payments and telecom. This information was originally published on Shaygan Kheradpir’s website as highlighted in this link http://www.shaygankheradpir.com/biography.html
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