Shaygan Kheradpir has just been selected to serve as Coriant’s brand new CEO (Chief Executive Officer). Coriant is a well-known company that specializes in optical transport matters. Many people are aware of Kheradpir’s existence. This is because he was in the news for a while back in 2014. This was thanks to his time at Juniper Networks Inc. Kheradpir worked as Juniper Network Inc.’s CEO for a period of time.
Kheradpir is currently at the helm of Coriant. He is Pat DiPietro’s successor. He’s coming into his new work situation well prepared, too. He’s been heavily involved with the firm’s senior management division for quite a while. Kheradpir has significant experience on his side. He’s worked at both Verizon Communications and GTE. He’s even worked as Barclay Bank’s chief operations and technology officer.
Kheradpir is a famed executive in the technology and business worlds. He was born in December of 1960 in London, England. Although he was born in the United Kingdom and reared in the Middle Eastern nation of Iran, he currently holds United States citizenship. Kheradpir is the son of a doctor who specialized in ear, nose and throat ailments. He relocated to the United States when it was time to receive his university education. He attended the Ivy League institution Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He got numerous degrees from the school. Once he completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, he set out to earn his doctoral degree. He studied electrical engineering while at Cornell. He began his studies at Cornell University in 1979 and completed them in 1987.
The executive’s career began in 1987 at GTE Laboratories. His duties at GTE Laboratories involved network management and routing. Kheradpir after some time landed a position as GTE Corporation’s chief information officer. People appreciated the fact that he was capable of introducing products in a prompt and punctual fashion.
Kheradpir is equipped with numerous patents. These patents are in the payments, media and telecom sectors. He was a member of the U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology’s advisor board. He also was part of the Cornell University Engineering Council. Kheradpir is active on social media and has an account on Twitter. He set up the account in the winter of 2009. Kheradpir routinely posts Tweets that cover a vast range of different topics. He has more than 2,500 followers on the wildly popular social media website.