Coriant is under a new leadership. Shaygan takes over from Pat DiPietro. Pat will serve as the vice chairman besides returning to his former role at the Marlin Equity Partners as the operating partner. Coriant was built from Marlin Equity partners. It was built courtesy of the collaboration between Nokia’s optical unit, Tellabs and a section of Sycamore Networks. Kheradpir has much experience in the industry given that he has spent much time at Verizon Communications and GTE besides serving at the Barclays Bank. The company is in competition with companies such as Ciena, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and many others.
Kheradpir is aware of his roles because he has been working closely with the top management in his capacity as the operating executive of the Marlin Equity partners. The vendor company asserts that Shaygan is a renowned business and technology guru having over 28 years of experience in telecoms, financial services and technology. DiPietro was happy that Coriant had recruited the services of a high caliber person to serve as its leader. He added that the company is confident that Shaygan will enhance growth of the company given his strategic insights and focused operational abilities. This information was originally reported on Light Reading as highlighted in the following link http://www.lightreading.com/optical/packet-optical/kheradpirs-coriant-comeback/a/d-id/718548
About Shaygan Kheradpir
Kheradpir has been delivering innovative systems and software solutions that make it possible for consumers to build the best networks. At Barclays, Kheradpir was instrumental in enhancing operations as well as product and services to the consumers and different clients around the globe. He was in charge of retail bank operations, corporate, cards, investment banking and wealth management across many countries. Shaygan aimed at transforming the banks cost structure besides achieving product innovation.
At Verizon Communications, Kheradpir served as the executive vice president. In addition, he doubled up as the chief information and technical officer of the corporation. He played a pivotal role in initiating information technology operations in all business units at Verizon. He developed and implemented national platforms for all-fiber networks (FiOS) of Verizon. It is considered as one of the greatest infrastructure programs in the United States. It is imperative to note that Shaygan was among the original members of Verizon’s management team during its creation. With over 10 years in leadership, Shaygan achieved much success through the company. The company started as a small telephone company and grew to become a broadband global communication corporation.