Coriant was established in March 2013 when it was formed by Marlin Equity Partners after establishing independence from Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) Optical Networks, and merging with Tellabs and Sycamore Networks. Coriant sells hardware and software for optical transmission in the network backbone for voice, mobile and data networks. Coriant is a highly reputed developer and supplier of progressive networking solutions to accommodate the necessitations of networking operators which include 500 customers in over 100 countries. Coriant markets include fixed line and mobile service providers, electric utility companies, content providers, government agencies, large enterprises and naval network operators. Holding more than 1,800 patents in technological inventions and achievements, the products that Coriant has conceptualized are Packet Optical Transport Solutions Integrated Optical Planning Solutions, Intelligent Network Management, Cross Connect/TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) Solutions, MSPP (or Multiservice Provisioning Platform) Solutions, Optical LAN and Broadband Access.
Shaygan Kheradpir, Coriant Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the board, became a part of the inventive lifeblood of Coriant, after his brief tenure with private equity firm, Marlin Equity Partners. Shaygan is a highly acclaimed business and technology leader with over 28 years of executive experience in telecom, technology, and financial services industries Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London, England, on December 19th, 1960. He attended Cornell University in New York, earning a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy in electrical engineering. Kheradpir’s career related experiences consist of: CEO at Juniper Networks, January – November 2014; COO of Barclay’s Bank, January 2011 – January 2014; CTO and CIO for Verizon, January 2000 – December 2010.
Kheradpir’s education, knowledge and experience in business and technology is advantageous and instrumental for Coriant to sustain their position of integrity and inception in the technological field that has become saturated with competition. To triumph over the competition as he has demonstrated in the past, Kheradpir will implement the development of revolutionary and efficient products, network architectures, operations, and service creation to favor Coriant customers with streamlined networking solutions in service capabilities, automation, and programmability. Kheradpir excels at the designing and inventing of new solutions which will progress into the materialization and commencement of new products that will oblige their present customers’ technological needs and will undoubtedly gain more customers, increasing their present consumer base and edging out their competition.