Coriant is a telecommunications company that was founded in 2013. Coriant has headquarters in Naperville and Munich, Germany, as well as the United States. Approximately 3,000 employees work for Coriant and offer their services across the world. Coriant has several products, including edge routing solutions, optical planning solutions, MSPP solutions, intelligent network management and broadband access.

Today, companies have to successfully manage the influx of data traffic from video and mobility applications, as well as the extremely large volume when it comes to “cloud” storage. Businesses have to provide quality services and still make a profit and find solutions in keeping network costs low.

Coriant helps synchronize mobile networks such as LTE and 5G. They stand proud in offering lower power consumption for certain applications and adapt to optical transport with ease. Coriant has over 35 years of experience in service and support worldwide to all Tier 1 service providers. They proudly offer solutions that cover all the steps of a network cycle, including designing, training, planning, implementing, maintaining and simply getting the most out of network management.

Shaygan Kheradpir is the CEO and board chairman of the organization Coriant. Shaygan replaced Pat Dipietro as the heart and soul of the growing company. Shaygan Kheradpir has over 28 years of experience in the telecom industry. Prior to becoming CEO, Shaygan was a vital part in Coriant’s management team, as he spent time as an operating partner at Marlin Equity Partners. The focus for Shaygan is to increase sales of the company’s equipment to match the customer’s deployment of 4G’s and 5G’s.

Shaygan Kheradpir was born on December 19, 1960, in London, United Kingdom, but he grew up in Iran. Shaygan had high expectations at an early age, considering his father was a doctor. Shaygan relocated to the United States to attend college at Cornell University. He studied engineering and subsequently earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree in the field. He landed his first job at GTE Laboratories in 1987, eventually becoming chief financial officer. GTE merged with Verizon in the year 2000, and Shaygan shined as he was directly responsible for reducing Verizon’s technology budget by %2 percent and reducing Verizon’s technology staff by %20 percent. In 2011, Kheradpir became employed at Barclays as Chief Operating Officer. He then worked for Juniper, becoming CEO in 2014. And from there he worked his way up to CEO of Coriant.

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