As the CEO of Coriant, Shaygan Kheradpir heads an corporation that is committed in building the latest networking solutions for businesses. Though born in London, England, he grew up in the country of Iran. He later moved to the United States, where he attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He later graduated from there with a bachelor’s, a master’s, and a doctorate degree there in electrical engineering.
After his university studies, he worked at GTE Laboratories, working on such areas as network routing and management before eventually becoming chief information officer. He then went to Verizon, where he was able to form small teams that were each able to come up with new product and ideas. Kheradpir also was hired Barclays and Juniper Networks, each being able to innovate new ideas while becoming promoted to higher positions at each stop. He became Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Barclays, and CEO of Juniper Networks.
Kheradpir has served on the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has also served on the Advisory Board of the YMCA of Greater New York, as well as being a member of the Cornell University Engineering Council.
While being CEO at Coriant, Kheradpir is also chairman of the board. He is head to a corporation that is responsible for providing business network computer solutions in a number of areas. These cater to the size and complexity of the business, and are able to adjust to changing needs.
He has been able to rise rapidly in the corporate world due to his quick understanding and adaptability in adjusting to changing needs. This has been due to the overall financial and technical structure of the company involved. Kheradpir has earned a fair amount of respect because of this.