Shaygan Kheradpir is the new CEO of technology giant, Coriant. The new boss, who forged a camaraderie with Coriant’s decision-makers while working as their Operating Partners at Marlin Equity Partners, will also be the chairman of the board. He succeeds Pat DiPietro, who was also serving as the company President and CEO. The new developments at Coriant mean that DiPietro will be the company Vice Chairman.
Having being involved in Coriant’s strategic planning and also operations by providing innovative solutions to over 100 countries across the world, Kheradpir brings a wealth of experience, based on his long tenure in the technology business. The appointment is meant to increase Coriant’s footprints in the technological solutions’ market. He comes on board at a time when demand for data-intensive end use applications as well as development of hyper-scale data center and cloud computing is surging at a higher rate.
The new boss has his job already cut, as his predecessor sailed the company’s ship to greater heights in fronting for integration and portfolio initiatives and the challenge, as Kheradpir puts it, is huge. “Coriant has made crucial strides in the data safety industry and my aim is to grow these strides and steer the company to the right direction. We want to help clients with cost-disruptive networking solutions to turn their sights to solutions with seamless dexterity and automation,” noted Kheradpir.
Kheradpir has been in the technology industry for over 28 years, having worked with telecom, technology, and financial service industries. According to http://bcexploration.com/index.php/2016/01/12/the-new-star-at-coriant-shaygan-kheradpir/, holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University. Prior to the Coriant appointment, Shaygan served in various capacities at Verizon, GTE, Barclay’s, and Jupiter Networks.
His first shot in technology industry was at GTE laboratory back in 1987 working in the network routing and management department where he rose through the ranks to become the company CEO. He would later move to Verizon Wireless were he made tremendous contribution and diversification of the company’s footprints in automation services. He was appointed the CEO of Barclays Bank’s Global Retail Business arm. He is the brain behind Pingit, a mobile payments software. His tenure at Jupiter Networks started in 2014, serving as the CEO. Shaygan has also served in various boards and regulatory organizations.