In 2013 the Coriant company was established by the investment company Marlin Equity Partners, who had purchased a number of technology companies and an entire department from the technology giant Siemens. The company has already begun to make an impact on the telecommunications industry under the leadership of Marlin’s Pat DiPietro, but is now looking to make an even stronger impact on the industry with the appointment of Shayagan Kheradpir as the incoming CEO.
Shaygan Kheradpir is a string choice as CEO as he has developed a range of skills from technology development through to the latest in business techniques. Coriant is looking to develop new technologies in the telecommunications and data networking areas, which should suit the skills of Kheradpir in leading them to greater success in the future. Kheradpir is well known for heading the development of new technologies for the telecommunications industry. Soon after Kheradpir graduated from Cornell University he made his way to GTE Labs and later Verizon where he revolutionized the research and development areas of the entire industry.
Not only did Shaygan Kheradpir change the way telecommunications companies develop new hardware he also looked to make significant changes to the way business was completed. Kheradpir was amongst the first technology executives to realize the monetary savings offered by outsourcing IT departments, and also looked to take a strong position during negotiations to reduce the costs for business contracts. His skills as a business leader eventually saw Shaygan Kheradpir take up a seat on the board of the financial giant, Barclay’s.
Coriant is now looking to build upon its early success that has seen the company reach more than 3,000 employees and has reached customers in around 100 countries. The work of Coriant has been recognized by many who see the company as one of the most important for the future of the telecommunications industry, which has seen Coriant look to challenge the dominance of the established corporations traditionally heading the industry.
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