CEO of Coriant

An alumni of Cornell University, where he earned his Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate in electrical engineering. Former Chief Information Officer and Chief Technical Officer at Verizon. Barclays’ Chief Operations and Technical Officer. Shaygan Kheradpir is now, currently, the Chief Executive officer of Coriant, a telecommunications company specializing in software and hardware for optical transmission. Shaygan Kheradpir has had quite a successful career.
He originally got his start at GTE(General Telephone and Electric) Corporation, before they merged with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon. Shaygan stayed on with Verizon as CIO/CTO for the better part of seven years. He was a key player in improving their IT department and greatly reduced the company’s technological cost by negotiating outsourcing to India, speaking with various vendors, and optimization of Verizon’s IT assets.
Shaygan Kheradpir was then the Chief of Operations and Technology at Barclays, a multinational banking and financial services company located in Britain. Here Shaygan Kheradpir was important role in in bringing about necessary change for the better in the company’s movement into the 21st century. He stayed there for a few years before he, once again, got back into the the world of technology and telecommunications with Juniper Networks. Juniper Networks is a California based company that develops networking products, such as routers, switches, network management software, network security products and software-defined networking technology.
Shaygan Kheradpir did not stay long at Juniper Networks, less than a year, before becoming the CEO of Coriant.
Over 15 years of, mostly, telecommunications work, Shaygan Kheradpir can be considered a leading expert in an industry that is growing year after year, and, as far as anyone can tell, isn’t going anywhere. He is a great asset to any company, with his years of experience in information, operations, technology, and several other departments that he has been over through the years.
Not only that, but Dr Shaygan Kheradpir has several patents such as; a predictive access-control and routing system for integrated services telecommunication networks, Service for central network operator allocation of malfunction reports in a multi- operator environment, and, his most recent, Method and apparatus for providing content aggregation in support of virtual channels.
Dr Kheradpir also has several publications, ranging from, real time control of robot manipulators in the presence of obstacles, to new approaches to resource management in integrated services backbone long-haul communication networks. These are just a few of his many.
As a successful businessman, and leading expert in electrical engineering, information technology and telecommunications, Dr Shaygan Kheradpir is called on to speak at various conventions, summits, events and discussions so that others might gain his advice and listen to his opinion. He will continue to be in high demand as he is still a leading expert in the industry.

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