Shaygan Kheradpir Leading Coriant into the Future


In a major move, Shaygan Kheradpir is now the newly appointed Coriant Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. A major provider of networking solutions to network operators in more than one hundred countries, Coriant will depend on Kheradpir’s vast knowledge and experience to help lead the company’s optimization of growth and intensify focus on the solutions that have the largest impact on customers in the vibrant and spirited end-user markets common today.

Industry leader Coriant devoted thirty-five plus years to developing excellence in Tier1 networking products. The company offers best in class solutions helping to improve multi-layer network services. The forward thinking approach at Coriant provides opportunities for assisting the customer base and adapting to meet individual customer’s needs. It was this sort of dedication and innovation, which first attracted Kheradpir to Coriant. According to Kheradpir,he was attracted to Coriant by the data networking solutions, technology innovations,its global scope and increasingly growing customer base.

Kheradpir replaces former President and CEO, Pat DiPietro, who will assume duties of Coriant’s Vice Chairman. DiPietro expressed the pleasure of the entire Coriant organization to have Shaygan Kheradpir join the company as its new Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. DiPietro believes the company is fortunate to have a strong and knowledgeable leader and that that Coriant will thrive under Kheradpir’s experienced leadership and that Kheradpir has the necessary focus and insight needed to lead Coriant to the highest level of industry growth.

This level of demand is not unusual for Kheradpir, whose resume reads like a who’s who of the tech industry’s leading enterprises. His twenty-eight plus years of executive experience began at GTE, from there Kheradpir moved to Verizon, Barclays, Juniper Networks, and Marlin Equity Partners. Each move allowed Kheradpir to bring his expertise in financial services, telecom, and technology to an audience needing his help.

Kheradpir earned a Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. in engineering from Cornell University, where he was a valued member of the prestigious Cornell University Engineering Council. Shaygan Kheradpir is a widely published author of many articles in the fields of Network Management, Robotics, and Real Time Networks. He also holds numerous patents in media, telecom, and payments industries. Kheradpir also held a seat on the Advisory Board of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Clearly, Shaygan Kheradpir is a premier choice to take the reins at Coriant and lead the company well into the future.


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