The company is in its third year of providing cloud and data center network services and products. Shaygan Kheradpir was hired by Coriant in September 2015 to continue with strategies in efforts of developing new technology and attracting new customers. According to Light Reading, he worked earlier during the year as an Operating Executive at Marlin Equity Partners, where Pat DiPietro is serving as an Operating Partner. Kheradpir was appointed by the Board Committee to serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman; the position previously held by DiPietro.
Since Shaygan Kheradpir obtained the role as CEO, Coriant has introduced networking solutions, including the Groove G30 DCI and Optical Transport Packet. Coriant is headquartered in the United States and has expanded to Munich and Naperville, Germany. The company will continue to create networking solutions for SDN to meet the needs of existing and potential customers.
Shaygan Kheradpir moved to the United States with goals of studying engineering and working for large U.S. corporations. He obtained his BA, MBA, and PhD from Cornell University in engineering. After receiving his engineer certificates, Mr. Kheradpir worked for GTE, Verizon, Barclays, and Juniper Networks. His accomplishments include the creation of the TRANSFORM Program; development of and Integrated Operating Plan; and patents for technology inventions. With nearly 29 years of experience in the technology, financial services, and telecom industries, Kheradpir is recognized as a reputable leader.
During first quarter 2016, Coriant conducted field testing of the Elastic Optical Network in Europe to demonstrate its transmission of rapidness and efficiency. Shaygan Kheradpir is contributing to the company’s growth and creating new solutions to enhance existing networking systems. In the beginning of March 2016, Coriant announced that services and solutions expanded to Asia. Chief Telecom, an Asian provider of IDC services selected the Coriant Multi-Haul Transport System.
Coriant hired Shaygan Kheradpir based on his technology expertise and years of experience as a leader. Mr. Kheradpir has held leadership roles, including executive vice president, chief information officer, chief executive officer, and chief operations & technology officer.