Continuing Coriant Success

Coriant, independently formed in 2013, is a company that sells hardware and software for optical transmission related to voice, data, and mobile systems. Specific products offered include Packet Optical Transport, Software defined networking, IP/MPLS Routing, MSPP, Cross Connect TDM, and Ethernet First Mile. Coriant provides services related to transport solutions for over 100 countries and is comprised of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) Optical Networks, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks. Success of the company is predicted to continue especially with the recent acquisition of the new CEO, Shaygan Kheradpir.

Kheradpir possesses an impressive resume displaying over 28 years of executive experience from multiple industries. Also on his resume is a Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorates degree in engineering from Cornell University. Within each industry he held positions with executive titles such as Chief Operations and Information Officer. His career began with work at GTE Laboratories and developed into work at Verizon where he became president of Verizon’s e-business division. Later he joined Barclays followed by Juniper Networks where he implemented large cost cutting plans that resulted in returning $3 billion to shareholders.

Shaygan also served on Barclays’ Executive Committee, on the advisory board of the U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology, and on the Cornell University Engineering Council. Directly prior to accepting the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board of Coriant Shaygan was the Operating Partner at Marlin Equity Partners. Now having taken over for Pat DiPietro as CEO for Coriant, his and project’s substantial success is expected to continue.

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Coriant is the Future

Coriant began its foray into the world of telecommunications in 2013. They are an independent company that has headquarters in both the United States and Germany. Their goal is to provide software and hardware within the Backbone Network of data, voice, and mobile networks. The line of Coriant products include Optical LAN & Broadband Access, Cross-Connect/TDM Solutions, Edge Routing Solutions, MSPP Solutions, Packet Optical Transport Solutions, Integrated Optical Planning Solutions, and Intelligent Network Management. They continue to add to their vast array of services as technology builds and expands.


Coriant operates under the motto, “Transforming Networks Today.” Their innovative business plan keeps them up to date on all new technologies and network designs. Coriant plays an important role in the Telecom industry worldwide. Today’s fast paced business world turns to Corinat to find networking solutions such as those involving video, cloud, and mobile applications. Network operators in more than 100 countries benefit from the vast array of networking systems that Coriant has at their disposal. The Coriant Global Services network provides businesses with solutions to maximize profit and reduce cost by increasing network efficiency.

CEO of Coriant

Shaygan Kheradpir is a world renowned leader of business and technology. His years of experience in financial services, telecom, and technology set him apart from the crowd making him the perfect fit for Coriant. Mr. Kheradpir is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Coriant. He brings with him a long list of experiences, combined with his education, which makes him the perfect fit for this position. The role of CEO is a very important position and comes with a great deal of responsibility. Shaygan has risen to great heights and is continuing to take Coriant to new levels that have surpassed all expectations.

Coriant Rises to the Top

Shaygan Kheradpir educational accolades include a Ph.D., master’s, and bachelor degree in engineering. He has several different patents in the technology field including media, payments, and telecom. Shaygan Kheradpir has worked for many large corporations in high capacity positions. This acquired knowledge has propelled him to the top of his field landing him at Coriant where they power the connected experience through technologies, trends, and applications. Kheradpir is the go to person that the company depends on to take them toward the future with new ideas and the drive to get Coriant where they need to go. Coriant is the place to go for answers.

A Few Things You Should Know About Coriant And Shaygan Kheradpir

Coriant has been operating as an independent company since 2003. The company uses technology that comes from Siemens Optical Networks, Sycamore as well as Tellabs. The company launched after becoming successfully independent from Nokia Siemens Network, which was at that time under the ownership of Marlin Equity Partners. However, the company was expected to merge with Sycamore and start operating as Coriant America Inc. Marlin Equity Partners also announced that it had plans to merge Coriant with Tellabs and still continue operating as Coriant.

The company is well respected in selling software and hardware for optical transmission purposes for voice, data and mobile networks. The company mainly deals with products that have optical multiplexing DWDM purposes over fiber optic cables as well as networks that electrical cross-connection for optical paths. The software products it deals with are mainly for planning and management.

Shaygan is lucky to have very able leadership to enable it move forward and achieve more. It is led by Shaygan Kheradpir in the role of Chief Executive Officer as well as Chairman of the Board. With his leadership, Coriant has been able to drastically improve its service delivery in the more than 100 countries it operates in.

Shaygan is a recognized technology and business leader who has a wealth of experience of not less than 28 years of being in executive leadership positions across telecom, financial services and technology. Shaygan made his career debut at GTE Corporation and went ahead to get appointed as Verizon’s Chief Information Officer. At that time, he was also part of the Executive Team that was very responsible for ensuring systems modernization, pioneering product initiatives as well as efficiency.

He would later join Barclays as the Chief Operating and Technology Officer and make history as being the first officer to sit on the company’s Executive Committee. At the company, he was very influential in creating the company’s TRANSFORM program that was a very historical transformation.

From there, he would later join Juniper Networks in the role of Chief Executive Officer that he served with a lot of dedication. All through his career, he has been very influential in making sure that he delivers only the very best; precisely the reason he has been highly sought after by companies.

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