Shaygan Kheradpir was born on 19th December 1960 in London, United Kingdom. He moved to Iran where he was brought up. He went through Aiglon College located in Switzerland. Mr. Kheradpir later attended Cornel University in the United States, where he studied electrical engineering to PhD level .His father was a doctor specialized in treating nose , ear as well as throat.
Kheradpir is an executive in business and technology on arnnet. He started working at GTE Laboratory, where he initially worked on network routing, control and management. With time, he eventually became the Chief Officer of information in the same firm of GTE. He also served as the president and later on moved to the CIO/TO level of Verizon’s e-business division. This was when GTE joint with Bell Atlantic and formed Verizon Communications in the year 2000. He served for eleven years as CIO /CTO.
Throughout his work, Mr. Kheradpir proved to have great competence in his work. This came out clearly in his performance while at different companies. Some of his achievements while at Verizon were helping the company in diversification to a greater range of telecommunication services and even the automation of most operations. Kheradpir was a leader to a team of 7000 people, which was in support of IT systems and brought about creation of other new product such as Lobi. His team also contributed significantly to the formation of Verizon’s FiOS. It is during his leadership the company took control of IT staff as well as reducing the buying of from technology vendors. The same team under his management created iobi, which controls the books that store contact information, caller ID and other characteristics that make up a device. In addition to that, he helped Verizon company reduce the information technology Budget by a greater percentage.
In 2011 January, Kheradpir served at Barclays as the CEO before moving to Juniper Networks where he worked as the chief Executive Officer from January to November 2014. He chipped in during the development of customer products such as Pingit mobile payment software’s. Here, he became the boss of Operations and the officer of technology.
At Juniper Networks, he came up with an integrated Operating plan that was accepted by activist investors. This is because it reduced expenses, increased dividends and buy back stock. However, later in the year Mr. Kheradpir left Juniper and went to Coriant and joined their team of management. He was appointed as the CEO on 28th September 2014. That is where he is currently serving. Moreover, he has served on board of United State that ensures the quality standards of technology are achieved nationally. He worked here for three years and served as a member of board of advisors in the YMCA New York. He is an active member of Engineering Council at Cornell University.
Generally, Shaygan Kheradpir has created mission driven teams to implement changes which are of massive importance to the employees, customers, investors as well as the local community. He has so far done much and achieved a lot in his field of specialization.