Shaygan Kheradpir: An Innovative Leader In Business & Technology
Shaygan Kheradpir, a Cornell graduate with a masters, bachelors, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering has more than an impressive transcript under his belt. Starting his career at GTE (General Telephone & Electric) Kheradpir has more than made a name for himself. After working for GTE, Kheradpir was appointed Verizon’s EVP & Chief Information Officer and member of the executive leadership team, where he headed the systems modernization, efficiency, and revolutionary product initiatives. One of those initiatives was named FiOS, which is one of the largest infrastructures in the U.S. with an impressive capital investment of over $20 billion.
The drive didn’t stop there, as Kheradpir held a leadership role at Barclay’s during their TRANSFORM program, that served as a historical transformation of the bank for the 21st century across 50 countries. He then went on to become CEO of Juniper Networks where he aided in the growth markets of Cloud Builder & High IQ Networking, as well as build an Integrated Operating Plan for the company. For over 28 years, this pioneer has built and led mission driven teams that strive for the success of not only the employees but the customers, the investors, and the community. Currently, Shaygan Kheradpir serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Coriant. Starting as an independent company in 2013, Coriant is now a supplier of innovative networking solutions to leading operating networks in over 100 countries. The company is in good and powerful hands as it is now being led by Kheradpir, an outstanding and recognizable leader in innovative business and technology.