According to an article posted on BCexploration.com, Coriant has announced that they have named Shaygan Kheradpir as the new Chief Executive Officer for the giant telecommunications company. He is taking the reigns from Pat DiPietro, who is returning to Martin Equity Partners in his former position as an operating partner. It will now be Shaygan’s responsibility to increase the company’s equipment sales for international clients as well as help the company to grow in the global market.
Shaygan is joining Coriant with nearly 30 years of experience working as an executive in the telecommunications, financial services, and technological industries. Shaygan is a graduate of Cornell University where he earned his earned three degrees in electrical engineering- his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees. In addition to earning his degrees, he also served on the Cornell University Engineering Council.
While there, he helped to build core systems that were based on the most up-to-date computer science and improve costs for the company. From GTE, he moved on to serve as a member of the executive team for the cellular giant Verizon. At Verizon he helped create innovative developments such as the Verizon’s FiOS FTTH service. After leaving Verizon, Shaygan was appointed as the Chief Operations and Technology Officer at the multinational banking company Barclays. At Barclays he played a huge role in helping the company develop as a global financial service that operates in over 50 countries around the world.
Shaygan is now looking forward with his new opportunities to help Coriant grow and develop around the world. The company currently has over 500 customers around the world but Shaygan’s diverse and skilled professional background will help see that number grow while he is with the company.
To discover more about Shaygan Kheradpir, visit www.shaygankheradpir.com.