The telecommunications giant, Coriant first emerged in 2013. The company functions as as optical transport vendor, and utilizes a trifecta of technology conceived in concert via Tellabs, Siemens Optical Networks (NSN ON), and Sycamore Networks. Today, Coriant has evolved alongside the ever-changing developing business world which is now dependent on cloud based tech. The core of Coriant’s history was shaped at the Transmission Technology, also known as Siemens started in Munich, Germany, where technology called Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy or PDH shifted into Synchronous Digital Hierarchy, or SDH. Today, things have further evolved, and many know the technology behind Coriant as OTN or as part of the optical transport network, a regulated body of encapsulation and multiplex hierarchies all collectively kept in check Coriant is currently paving the way, with network operators in over one hundred countries. Their work speaks for itself, and they have earned a place as a dependable base that assists thousands upon thousands of networking organizations around the globe. While one can talk almost endlessly about the innovative benefits behind Coriant’s groundbreaking technology that has been years and the making, and has required prfound talent, it also important to look at the company’s leadership with CEO’s like Shaygan Kheradpir who has continued to push Coriant in a positive direction and as seen it heralded for it’s consistency.
Shaygan Kheradpir is mostly known as the CEO of Coriant. While he grew up on Iran, he was born in London. His father was a successful ear, nose, and throat physician. Later, Shaygan Kheradpir travelled to the United states and attended Cornell, where he got bachelors and masters degrees in electrical engineering.
In the late eighties, Kheradpir started working at GTE, where he eventually became the chief information officer. In the early aughts, after years of success, Bell Atlantic and GTE joined to become Verizon Communications, and Kheradpir became the CTO in addition to his role as the CIO. As well as Verizon, he is known for his work with Barclay’s and Juniper Networks. Furthermore, he has worked with the NIST and Cornell University’s Engineering Council.
Find out more about Shaygan Kheradpir at www.shaygankheradpir.com.