The future of the optical networking company, Coriant, seems to have been assured with the appointment of veteran technology expert Shaygan Kheradpir as the new CEO and board Chairman of the brand, which was spun out of Nokia Siemens, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks by Marlin Equity Partners. Coriant has seen its fortunes largely rise since they were established a few short years ago, but a fall in revenue streams in 2014 seems to have played a key role in the decision to appoint Kheradpir as the replacement for Pat DiPietro.
There are many reasons why Coriant has looked to Shaygan Kheradpir to provide a steadying and influential figure at the head of the company; the role played by Pat DiPietro at Coriant has been impressive, but the need for a technology specialist has been identified by Marlin Equity Partners officials hoping to push the company on to even bigger things in the future.
Shaygan Kheradpir is well known for providing his skills as a technology based innovator for a number of different companies over the course of his more than 25 year business career. Among the areas of his career that Shaygan Kheradpir has seen as his most impressive are the innovations he made early in his career whilst working at Verizon and GTE Labs; the Cornell University graduate is generally accepted as the executive who found the most cost effective ways of developing technology through the use of small focused teams.
Over the course of his career Shaygan Kheradpir has looked to challenge himself as an all round business person who has sought to develop his business skills in many different areas. Kheradpir has worked in the financial industry, including his time as the first technology executive to sit non the board of the financial giant Barclays. Kheradpir had already been making a splash at Coriant prior to his appointment as the new CEO through his work examining every aspect of the company to highlight areas of increased profitability that could be seen; the thorough understanding Shaygan Kheradpir has of the Coriant brand is another key reason why he is the best executive to guide the company into what should be a bright future.
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