Shaygan Kheradpir Career Journey

Shaygan Kheradpir was born in London, United Kingdom. He was raised in Iran. He went through Aiglon College in Switzerland. Mr. Kheradpir further, studied his degree at Cornell University in the United States of America. He holds masters degree and PhD in electrical engineering.

As a young man, he started working at GTE and majorly worked in the IT departments. He eventually became the Chief Officer of information in the same firm. He also served as the president and later maintaining the same position but in a different company that was formed when GTE and Bell Atlantic combined to form Verizon Communications in the year 2000, which is one of the largest technology companies in the world. He served here for eleven years as the chief officer information.

Mr. Kheradpir is competent enough as shown from his previous performance in several companies. He is depicted as an individual who is goals center and a team player. During his reign at Verizon he achieved a lot to sustain the company. Some of his achievements while were; he introduced the concept of diversification of the company’s products and services. He even contributed greatly in the idea of making some operations automatic in the company. Being a team player, he comfortably works with other people. He led a group of more than six thousand people in promotion of the IT systems. He generated ideas that brought about creation of other new product and significantly improved the image of Verizon. He furthermore, came up with strategies that helped the company control on the labor cost by reducing the number of staffs as well as capitalizing on the available resources. Moreover, he came up with an effective budget for the company.

Kheradpir also served at Barclays as the CEO before going to work at Juniper Networks, where he worked as the chief Executive Officer. At Juniper he also made positive impacts in terms of the expenses of the company through proper managing purchasing habits and maximizing on profits. One of the advantages that has kept Kheradpir of Cornell at the top is that, he has diversification of roles. This feature makes him work comfortably in different companies and with different people. He is accommodating and understanding. His success is based on the believe that the customer is the most important part of a business. He also trusts that the only way to prosperity, is through helping your customers to achieve their needs. Focus is also one of his major policies, he believes that if a company is working according to the mission and goals it will always achieve it vision.

However, Kheradpir left Juniper and went to Coriant. He was inducted at the management level. This offered him a chance to take part in planning and strategizing. Out of his hard work, he was promoted as a CEO. Shaygan Kheradpir is a mission driven and believes in change he focused majorly on the interests of the customer, employees and investors together with the local community in addition to his roles as a business and technology executive.