Coriant, which is a company that provides innovative networking solutions to network operators, has appointed a new CEO. The company has appointed Shaygan Kheradpir as the new CEO. He is also the chairman of the board. Shaygan brings extensive experience to the company. Before he joined Coriant, he was the Operating Partner at Marlin Equity Partners. He has also had over 28 years of experience in technology, telecom and financial services.
When Shaygan was asked about what attracted him to the company, he stated that Coriant’s data marketing solutions, global reach and expanding customer base were some of the things that attracted him to the company. Pat DiPietro is the former CEO and president of Coriant. He stated that Shaygan’s insight and experience will help Coriant grow to the next level.
Shaygan is a graduate of Cornell University. He has a PHD degree in electrical engineering. Shaygan grew up in Iran, but he moved to the United States after high school in order to continue his education. He also earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree at Cornell University.
Shaygan started working at GTE Corporations in 1987, which was shortly after he earned his doctorate degree. He worked on network routing, control and management. He eventually took the position as chief information officer at GTE Corporations. He was known for delivering new products on schedule.
Shaygan has also worked for Verizon and Barclays Bank. He has been recognized nationally for his contribution to the technology sector. In 2007, he was inducted into the CIO Magazine’s Hall of Fame.