Coriant and New CEO, Shaygan Kheradpir

Coriant is a successful and exciting company noted for its’ ability to offer innovative networking solutions. The business world is a fast changing place and Coriant is able to help clients simplify the world of high speed, edgy networking and business applications, Coriant was formed in 2013 as an independent company. Today the company is so large and well respected that the staff aids network executives in over 100 countries. Hundreds of thousands of networking systems are now used worldwide and Coriant creates exciting solutions that serve as the foundation for billions of dollars in revenue.

Shaygan Kheradpir is currently the CEO of Coriant and is responsible for some if its success. He is a noted business and technology executive. Born in London and raised in Iran, his father was a doctor. Kheradpir moved to the United States to attend Cornell University where he received a bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree in electrical engineering. Previous positions include being an executive at GTE, Barclays, Verizon, and Juniper Networks. He is the creator of several cost-cutting programs for clients and while at GTE he concentrated on network routing and became chief information officer.

When GTE merged with Bell Atlantic in 2000 the company formed Verizon Communications. Kheradpir was president of Verizon’s e-business division and later became the company’s first CIO/CTO. While he was at Verizon, Kheradpir impressed the business world by making several big business changes in the company. He was instrumental in reducing its information technology budget by two percent. In another huge cost saving measure he was able to reduce the IT staff by 20 percent and reduced purchasing from technology vendors by 30 percent.

Coriant is poised to enjoy a bright future as a strong force in the network and business application world. With strong leadership, a staff comprised of the best in the field, and financial security clients are sure to keep lining up to implement the programs they create.