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Telecom Industy Company Coriant Apooints Shaygan Kheradpir Former Verizon Veteran As CEO

 

 

Coriant originates from the Transmission Technology department of Siemens based in Germany in the 1990’s. However, this telecommunication company in the telecom industry was formed as an independent company, founded and announced for the OFC/NFOEC in March of 2013 in the United States Of America. Coriant was created by a private equity firm called, Marlin Equity Partners. Coriant products include hardware and software for optical transmission in voice, data and mobile networks. Providing useful products such as: Intelligent Network Management, Integrated Optical Planning Solutions and Optical LAN and Broadband Access, Coriant employs about 3000 employees world wide.

Recently Coriant announced their decision to elect former Verizon employee once CEO of Juniper, Shaygan Kheradpir as Coriant’s new CEO. Kheradpir, a 28 year telecom industry expert accepted his role of CEO for Coriant after working with the company’s management team. Kheradpir is anticipated to help Coriant grow among other telecom competitors such as Cisco, Infinera.

Shaygan Kheradpir earned a bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree in electrical engineering through Cornell University. In 1987 Kheradpir worked for GTE Laboratories in network routing, management and control until he became chief information officer at GTE Corporation. When GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon Communications Kheradpir continued his career with Verizon. Later in 2003 Kheradpir was a member of the team with Verizon that developed iobi,a network-based convergent solution that integrates communication services from landline and mobile phones to PCs, laptops and hand held devices. Kheradpir also assisted Verizon with their FiOS FTTH service which included a capital investment of $20 million.

In 2011 Kheradpir joined Barclays as chief operations officer and became the first technology executive to sit on Barclays executive team. In 2014 Kheradpir became CEO of Juniper Networks where he developed and executed the Integrated Operating Plan (IOP)which consolidated many products. IOP included $160 million in cost cutting and returning $3 million to share holders.

Prior to accepting his offer to become CEO of Cariant, Kheradpir briefly joined Marlin Equity Partners. This brief merger coinciding with his vast experience in the telecom industry presented him with this opportunity to become Coriant’s new CEO.

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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.

The rise of the Chicago Business Empire

Businesses in Chicago have in later years been making major profits with the year 2014 proving to be the best in term of profits. The Chicago business empire has been able to certify that growth can be achieved through the innovation of technology. After the success that was achieved in 2014, most of the Chicago businesses are positive that 2015 is slated for even higher profits and increased revenues.
The present state of venture capital investing in Chicago, particularly private assets investments despite rising has faced major challenge than other companies located in different geographical regions. They rely on luck so as to land investors; a business person in Chicago can take a lot of time before they land their first client. Chicago can also be called the capital of progress if the recent string of high-profile promotions of female executives is anything to go by. Additionally, it seems extra local business leaders are being chosen to sit on major corporate boards within and even outside the city.
Majeed Ekbal is a well-renowned business person and entrepreneur in Chicago. Majeed Ekbal graduated from the American University in Washington D.C and was the president of Expresso as well as another company that purchases and delivers groceries and a food boutique. Majeed Ekbal is a multitalented man who is enthusiastic about exploring new opportunities. Majeed Ekbal applies the open and consultative style of management and has organized a team of well-trained professionals who provide highly valuable services. He makes it his prerogative to ensure that customer convenience is put above all else and has been known to go to the extent of visiting customers in their offices and loading goods for them into their car trunks. Majeed Ekbal is known to be a very orderly person and has come up with a database that comprises of thousands of basic food items which enables customer’s easy access to whatever is available. At the moment, Majeed Ekbal is keen on expanding his services to Wilmette, Evanston and the other North Shore suburbs. He currently operates in the Lincoln Park and covers all the areas that are west of Ashland Avenue.
The major aspect behind the success of the Chicagoan business can be credited to crafty marketing and respectable sales. The innovation of new products, access to finance and market availability has played a vital part of business growth.

Getting A Good Lawyer In Brazil

Facing a legal matter in your business or personal life? Looking for the right law firm or lawyer in Brazil?

Just because someone have a license to practice law in Brazil, they may not be the right lawyer for legal issues that you are dealing with. It is advisable your time to perform some research before you choose a lawyer to handle your case. Most lawyers value their reputations, so they will be honest about their ability and track record. They will try to be up front with you because they most often get clients through referrals.

Get recommendations from friends, family and other people you know. A personal recommendation is a great way to find a good lawyer. Most people have hired a lawyer at some point and can recommend a good lawyer to you. Even if these people haven’t, they probably know someone who has had contact with good lawyers in Brazil. Try to find a lawyer who handles cases similar to the particular area of law you need help with. You can check with the Bar Association in your area to determine if the lawyer is in good standing. There are also many online resources to find lawyers in Brazil.

Arrange a consultation with the lawyers that have been recommended or the ones that you have chosen as potential prospects. Having a consultation will give you a good idea of how accessible this lawyer will be if you hire him or her. Most lawyers will offer a free initial consultation and you can use this opportunity to ask any questions you may have, present your concerns and have the lawyer present some specific legal issues she has handled that are similar to the case you are dealing with and the result of these cases.

Check out the lawyer’s background, both education and experience in the field, and pay attention to how the lawyer manages his or her law office. If a lawyer cannot manage his or her own law practice properly it is an indication that the lawyer will not do a good job for you. Make sure you discuss legal fees and billing arrangement, to avoid any misunderstanding or problems later on. Always have everything in writing.

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is considered a prominent business litigation lawyer in Brazil. He has been in practice for more than 22 years, and is undoubtedly one of the most reputable in the field. Tosto has combined his experience in business law with his superior skill as a competent strategist in the knowledge of Brazilian Law. Mr Ricardo Tosto has represented numerous clients, many of them in high profile cases. He has achieved tremendous success in the practice of law.