Coriant was founded back in 2013, since then the company has continued to emerge as one of the top network optical vendors in the globe. The company was established from a merger between Sycamore Networks, Tellabs, and Nokia Siemens Optical network.
Coriant has set up channels through which the company offers network transport and network connection solutions. The company has continued to attract huge clientele base that includes financial institutions, government agencies, content providers, and large enterprises. Currently, Coriant also offers its clients with hardware and software involved in optical transmission.
Recently, Coriant named Shaygan Kheradpir as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kheradpir has succeeded DiPietro, who has stepped down following the great executive experience of Shaygan. DiPietro stated that the company is honored to welcome Shaygan and to have an executive of his caliber lead the team. He added that Shaygan strategic insight has been invaluable in providing focused operation execution since they began working together in earlier 2015. He emphasized that Shaygan has the ability spearhead the company to greater heights.
Shaygan features 28 years of vast experience in telecom, technology, and financial sector. Besides, he has an impressive academic background. Shaygan holds a Ph.D., masters, and bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Shaygan began his career at GTE Corporation. Due to his remarkable performance and sound leadership ability, he was appointed as the head of a division after GTE and Bell Atlantic merged and formed Verizon Networks.
After leaving Verizon Networks, he served as a chief operating officer at Barclays Bank. Along with his team, Shaygan played a critical role in facilitating the bank to make its first step to greatness through the development of Pingin Mobile software. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks, where he played a fundamental role in creating operation plan that was designed to target Cloud Builder and High-IQ networking markets. Before his appointment as the CEO of Coriant, Shaygan was working closely with Coriant senior management team as operation partner of Marlin Equity Partners.
Coriant has won trust and admiration of international carriers that include China Unicom, TSIC, BSNL, and Australia’s NBN. However, the Coriant operates in a very competitive industry. In fact, Shaygan appointment comes as a strategic plan to improve sales of Coriant products and strengthen the company position in global markets. Shaygan is also expected to improve cloud system build outs and hyper-scale data points. Moreover, the mobile backhaul is expected to grow under his leadership, and accept 4G and upcoming 5G internet.