Shaygan Kheradpir Takes over the Mantle from Pat DiPietro as Coriant’s CEO

 

 

Shaygan Kheradpir has been appointed to head Coriant as its new board chair and Chief Executive Officer. Shaygan was appointed after a brief stint as a managing partner at Merlin Equity Partners – the parent company of Coriant. Shaygan will replace Pat DiPietro as CEO. In turn, DiPietro will relinquish his post as CEO and return to his role as one of Marlin Equity’s operating partner. In addition, he will serve as Kheradpir’s Vice Chairman.

The new Coriant management shakeup at the top largely appears to be a swap of duties between Kheradpir and DiPietro. DiPietro became Coriant’s CEO in 2014 and was tasked with helping the company to integrate Coriant with two of Merlin Equity Partners’ acquisitions namely Tellabs Labs and Sycamore Networks.

DiPietro managed to effectively bring about cohesiveness between Coriant headquarters in Munich, Germany, and the two acquisitions from the U.S. The fact that Kheradpir has stepped in to take over from DiPietro shows that the latter’s work has been accomplished.

Shaygan began his career at GTE Corp working on its networking routing systems. He worked hard and became the firm’s Chief Information Officer. He later moved on to Verizon and became its executive Vice President. In addition to his duties as VP, Kheradpir also held the post of Chief Information Officer.

At Verizon, Kheradpir and his team were instrumental in developing FiOS. This is an innovative and award winning fiber optic initiative offering video services. FiOS was a huge infrastructure program that is now worth about $12 billion and has a 35 percent market penetration in areas that it is distributed. In 2011, Shaygan joined Barclays and become the bank’s Chief Operating Officer. After two years, he was promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer. He oversaw investment banking operations, wealth management, credit card, worldwide retail and business.

After Barclays, Shaygan joined Juniper Network and served as the CEO in 2014. Later that same year, he left Juniper to join Merlin Equity Partners and later became Coriant’s CEO. Shaygan is charged with stimulating growth and expansion through introduction of innovative products to the market.

Originally posted on Lightwave: http://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2015/09/shaygan-kheradpir-new-coriant-chairman-and-ceo.html

 

Marcio Alaor Outlines Apple’s Plans For The Future

 

Marcio Alaor is an executive vice president at BMG Bank, and he uses his blog to help investors make proper choices with their money. Investing is fine art that someone like Marcio has mastered, and he is advising investors every day to invest with the best companies. Apple is increasing its marketshare every day in the technology world, and this article explains new plans that Marcio has learned of. His advice to investors is based on research he has done on the technology industry himself.

#1: Apple Wants To Update Its Products

Apple is planning to update its products as much as possible in the future, and the company is looking to update everything as much as possible. The Force Touch technology that is featured in Apple products makes Apple better investment, and the Force Touch technology has made the iPhone 6 a popular item. Marcio wants his investors to take a look at Apple because their stock price can only go up in the future.

#2: The Acquisition Of Emotient

Emotient is a company that recently raised $8 million on its own, and the company was acwuired by Apple for its cutting edge technology. The value of Apple rose immediately when they purchased Emotient, and customers of Apple will begin to see results when Emotient’s technology goes into use. There are many people who have waited to invest in Apple, and the acquisition of Emotient makes the company more attractive to investor with information like Marcio Alaor.

#3: Facial Recognition

Facial recognition software was once something that people only saw in the movies, and Apple’s use of facial recognition technology has made the company a target for investors who are ready to work with such a progressive company.

#4: New Patents For Self Repair

The self-repairing devices created by Apple will help customers avoid problems with their phones or tablets, and the devices will begin to repair glitches on their own. Happy customers ensure that a business will thrive, and Apple is thriving because it has invested so much money in doing something for its customers. The self-repairing technology invented by Apple makes the company a more attractive investment option.

Marcio Alaor has done his research as a vice president at BMG Bank, and he wants to ensure that his clients are making the wisest choices possible. He has researched new Apple technologies, and Marcio believes that Apple is a fine choice for any investor. He plans to tout the brilliance of new Apple technologies that will keep customers happy as stock prices rise.