Coriant, which was formed following the merge between Nokia Siemens optical networks, Tellabs and Sycamore Networks currently gained independence in 2013. Coriant has so far established their services in over a 100 countries. They offer services to even the nine top ten global Tier 1 Communication Service Providers.
Coriant places its origin from the Transmission Technology department of Siemens that is in Munich, Germany. It is through this period that the technology was transitioning to Synchronous Digital Hierarchy from the Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy. The technology was later named optical transport network.
Currently, the company offers solutions on network transport and connection to their clients all over the globe. This has led to the company maintaining a vast line of customers who have placed great trust in their services. Some of the customers include, financial institutions, content providers, large enterprises and even government agencies.
Following a recent appointment in the company, Shaygan Kheradpir was appointed the new CEO after Mr. DiPietro stepped down for him. Shaygan has served in the business and technology industries for the past two decades. Through this period, Shaygan has earned much of experience working in these industries.
Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London and was brought up in Iran. Later on, he moved to the United States for his education. He went to Cornell University where he graduated with a PhD, masters and bachelors in engineering. This saw him through the telecom, technology and financial service industries.
After his educational qualification, Shaygan began his career at GTE Corporation. In this, he served as the Chief Information Officer. Later on, GTE Corporation merged with Verizon to make Verizon e-business where he became the president.
Shaygan later on joined Barclays bank where he became the chief operations and technology officer. Together with his team at Barclays, they worked for a great transformation of the bank all over across fifty countries. Later on, he was appointed the Chief Executive officer of Juniper Networks which assisted in cloud builder and high IQ networking. Shaygan also worked closely with the senior management team at Coriant where he was an active member. It is after this he was appointed the CEO having gained much experience across telecom and technology industry.