Cornell University awarded Shaygan Kheradpir his Ph.D., masters, and bachelors degree in electrical engineering with an emphasis on control systems. Shaygan Kheradpir on list.ly is a tech and business executive and many projects have succeeded under his supervision including Verizon’s deployment of FiOS, Barclays’ Transform Program and Pingit mobile money system, and Jupiter Networks’ launching of the Integrated Operating Plan while serving as the chief executive officer.
GTE Corporation is where Shaygan Kheradpir’s career commenced. He worked in their Boston labs where he managed, controlled and routed their networks. It did not take long for Shaygan to be appointed the head of software systems lab.
At the software systems lab, Kheradpir recruited and built a world class organization that aided towards the development of America’s first national network management platform for the corporation that put together transmission, switching, and infrastructure.
The platform was known as Telephone Operations Network Integrated Control System, and it enabled GTE to consolidate the network business it was running to one that consolidated network operations for the corporation and was highly efficient. In so doing, Shaygan took GTE to another level of success in the industry.
Shaygan then transferred to its headquarters in Dallas where he oversaw the development for all the corporation’s units of internetworking, wireline, information, and wireless systems. It was during this period that Shaygan and his team rebuilt and nationalized GTE’s core system with a focus on modern computer science. This action drove GTE’s operational success and improved the cost structure for the corporation significantly.
In 2000, Verizon was formed after Bell Atlantic and GTE merged making Shaygan move to New York City where he was named the president of the eBusiness Unit and later on appointed as Verizon’s chief information officer. While at Verizon, Shaygan deployed his techniques in a bid to achieve breakthrough results for the corporation. One of the remarkable methods used was recruiting and assembling great talent that were keen on introducing products and services that captured the attention of the consumers.
At Barclays Group, Shaygan was the chief operations and technology officer. Shaygan brought his skills at Barclays and came up with innovative products that mattered to the lives of the consumers such as Cloudit and Pingit.
Juniper Networks then appointed him as their chief executive officer in January 2014. Upon his appointment, Shaygan introduced his vision for Jupiter, which was focused on the company embracing highly intelligent networks, hybrid cloud ecosystems, and ensuring enterprise customers and service providers are viewed through a similar lens.
Other than being a business and tech expert, Shaygan has other activities up his sleeve. The Cornell University Engineering Council and the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology have appointed him as a member of their boards. Also, from 2007 to 2010, the YMCA of Greater New York had appointed him to serve on their Advisory Board.