Shaygan Kheradpir, a technology and business executive and a current director of Coriant, was born in London but grew up and spent most of his life in Iran. Shaygan Kheradpir finished high school in Switzerland at Aiglon College. He moved to the US to finish his electrical engineering studies with the main focus on control systems, and where he earned a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree from Cornell University.
He has begun his career at GTE Labs located in Boston and there his work included network control, management and routing. He in time became the leader of their software systems lab and conducted the development of the first platform of national network management named TONICS, that stands for Telephone Operations Network Integrated Control System, that included switching, transmission and integrated infrastructure. After that, Shaygan Kheradpir on arnnet proceeded to the GTE headquarters located in Dallas and there led the development of their systems of wireless, inter networking, information and wireline. In that period, all the core systems were rebuilt on modern science of computer technology and thus improved the structure of the company.
When GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to create Verizon in the year 2000, Shaygan became the director of the eBusiness Unit in New York City, where he moved, and in addition to that, also held the place of in Verizon as the chief information officer. Along that period he applied the same strategy for achieving progressive results for the future of the company by building a world class system of talents that were able to see the potential of introducing leading services and products on the market.
Shaygan started working for Barclays bank located in London in the year 2011, as the global retail bank operating officer, and later became improved into the technology and operations officer, globally, for the whole bank across wealth, cards, business, wealth, retail, investment and corporate banking. His success there was based on the fact that he found great importance in the cultural change that was necessary for transformation that was in line of 21st century industrialization as well as innovations for products that mattered to the majority of people in their lives.
Shaygan was most recently announced to have become the CEO as well as the Chairman of Board of Coriant. Before he joined Coriant, he worked closely since early this year with the team of senior management at Marlin as the operating partner. As a consequence of his involvement in strategic operations and planning of the company, Shaygan got his new position as a leader to bring about the growth of Corian and fortify its focus on issues that are of a great importanceto its customers in a very competitive and dynamic world of the markets of today.
Before he joined Coriant, Shaygan was a part of the leading team of Juniper Networks, a pioneering company that is involved in networking industry located in Silicon Valley. Taken his history with Barclay’s and Verizon, he is now applying all of his prior experience to his work in Jupiter Networks.