Coriant is a young company that was founded in 2013 after becoming independent from Nokia Siemens Network. Within a relatively short amount of time, Coriant has already moved to the forefront of the technology industry with breaking new network solutions for customers. They supply optical transmissions for communications to businesses and people in over 100 countries across the globe. Coriant has business relations working with many of the Tier 1 global communication providers as well as utility businesses, government enterprises, and cloud service providers. Today, Coriant is a leading supplier of optical transmissions for mobile, voice, and data networks.
Coriant recently hired Shaygan Kheradpir as the new Chief Executive Officer and board chairmen at the firm to help take Coriant even further. With more than 28 years of experience in the industry, Shaygan has a great deal of expertise in the technological and business markets. He received his education from Cornell University, where he earned his doctorate in engineering. To this day he still holds a position on the university’s engineering council as well as the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Shaygan started off his successful career a ways back in 1987, working in telecom at GTE laboratories. It wasn’t long before they noticed his potential, as he was quickly appointed the company’s CIO and tasked with management and network routing. in 2000, when GTE became Verizon, Shaygan Kheradpir was announced as the company’s electronic business president and was tasked with supervising a team for innovation, efficiency, and modernization of systems. Like the his quick success at GTE, he was swiftly named as Verizon’s very first Chief Information Officer.
After his long running executive position at Verizon, he went on to joined the team at Barclays bank in 2011, where he designed payment software for mobile devices and became part of the firm’s board as the first executive in technology.
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