Forward Thinking CEO and Company
Coriant is a large networking company based out of Munich, Germany and Naperville, United States. It creates and supplies all the technologies required for large telecom companies to lay cable and provide services of all kinds to customers across the country. In particular, Coriant has been at the leading edge of fiber optic cable supplying. These fiber optic networks will pave the way for the next generation of high speed internet. Coriant came into being in 2013 after breaking away from Siemans, and joining forces with Sycamore Networking Solutions. Originally being guided by Marlin Equity Partners, Coriant was a bright light from the very beginning, and that positive start only grew, to the company that now supplies 9 out of the top 10 communications companies. Coriant has grown to service companies on 6 continents and over 100 countries.
However, Coriant does not just create a proven product, it is also in the business of developing and supplying the next step in communication and networking technologies. Coriant supplies networking services to large enterprises, government agencies, internet service providers, content creators and submarine network providers. Coriant’s main asset is in innovation and global services. Specifically, Coriant controls more than 1800 patents on its technologies, and has pioneered some of the most important technologies of the last 35 years. They revolutionized the networking industry with the fastest transmission fiber optic cables in the business.
Strong performance often comes from strategic leadership, and this is no different in the case of Coriant. Shaygan Kheradpir is the current CEO and Chair of the Board. He arose in the company through strategic planning and operations, which he leveraged in order to become the CEO. His innovative style has made him a popular candidate for CEO since he entered the company. Leading the strategic planning of the company has fostered an innovative atmosphere that took off during his tenure as CEO, spurring further growth and innovation throughout the company.
Shaygan Kheradpir plans to continue this strategic growth, but spurring further investment and innovation in service provider technologies. These markets can be very difficult and competitive, so to gain advantage and satisfy customers who purchase these technologies is the gateway to future growth and expansion. Shaygan Kheradpir has proven himself to be a competent and forward thinking CEO thus far, and his plans and inspiration for the future of the company only solidifies his position at the head of Coriant.