A few months ago, Coriant announced its new CEO and Chairperson of the Board, Shaygan Kheradpir. He was appointed to this position after working closely with executive team since the beginning of 2015. Shaygan was working at Marlin Equity Partners serving the role of Operating Partner. He is mandated to drive the company’s growth strategy as well as strengthening service delivery to its clients. Shaygan succeeded the former President Pat DiPietro, who will become the Vice Chairman of the company. Additionally, DiPietro will assume his earlier role of Operating Partner at Marlin.
Shaygan Kheradpir is a proven expert in the technology industry, with extensive experience in business and executive. His expertise and leadership skills will be critical for Coriant as demand for technological services has created new market opportunities. According to Shaygan, he was attracted to Coriant because of its extensive portfolio of solutions in data networking, global reach, leading innovations in technology and the growing client base of tier one network operators.
The outgoing President of Coriant, Mr. DiPietro, said it is a great honor to work with Shaygan because he is recognized across the industry for his caliber. Shaygan’s strategic analysis and his ability to execute of ideas are going to drive Coriant’s growth to the next level.
About Shaygan Kheradpir
Shaygan is a business executive and a technological specialist who has worked in this industry for more than 28 years. He has worked in various sectors like telecom, financial and technology. He started working at GTE Corporation, but was eventually appointed CIO at Verizon after GTE and Bell Atlantic merged. He was one of the executives at Verizon, where he innovated and developed many products like FiOS, a leading infrastructure program in the United State.
Shaygan’s next appointment was at Barclays, where he was responsible of developing TRANSFORM program, which was supposed to equip the bank in preparation of the 21st century. This program was implemented in 50 countries, and 150,000 staffs. After he left Barclays, he joined Juniper Networks as the Chief Executive Officer, where he created a strategic plan for the expansion and growth of its market. Info on http://www.fiercetelecom.com/press-releases/veteran-executive-shaygan-kheradpir-brings-deep-industry-experience-and-exp.