Successful IT Executive: Shaygan Kheradpir

Shaygan Kheradpir is a very successful business and technology executive. His success is because of his hard working spirit. He also has an extensive educational background. He has a bachelors, masters, and doctorate degree. He went to Cornell University. It is very astounding that he has so much academic achievements under his belt, because throughout his life he had to move constantly. Shaygan was born in London. He grew up in Iran. It must have been hard for him to grow up in such a hostile environment. Iran is known to be part of the war zone in the Middle East. Iran is in constant conflict because of the government and political corruption. When it was time for him to go to high school he moved again .Shaygan moved all the way to Switzerland .His father was very intelligent as well. His father was a ear, nose, and throat doctor.
As an adult, for college Shaygan moved to the United States to go to Cornell University, and he got his bachelor’s ,masters, and doctorate degree in engineering.He has worked for so many companies ,and is been a member to many organizations. He was the Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Technical Officer at Verizon Communications. He had the role of being responsible for the information technology startups for Verizon’s Business Department. Shaygan was involved in developing and implementing the national platforms at Verizon. Verizon’s all fiber network (Fios) infrastructure is seen as one of the largest programs in US history .
Shaygan is a former Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Juniper Networks.He has also served as the Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Barclays. Shaygan has been known to be part of teams that build the best systems and software. He has helped his customers build some of the best networks on this earth. When he was at Barclay he was in charge of overseeing the operations and making sure the delivery of products was done on time. He also made sure that the customers was served around the world. Shaygan is an expert at technology and makes sure that it is done correctly. His responsibilities included a lot of things while he was working at Barclay. He had to make sure that the bank operations when it came to retail, cars, corporate ,wealth ,and investment banking was going well across the 50 countries. He had the operational effectiveness ,and efficiency to convey technological innovation matter to Barclays customers.
Shaygans leadership skills has helped him to achieve many breakthroughs for countless companies when it comes to their technology departments.He is a member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology VCAT. The VCAT stands for Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Shaygan has gained much recognition and respect for his long history of hard work and dedication. He was mentioned in the CIO magazine’s Hall of Fame in 2007. He has been an adjunct professor of electrical engineering at Northeastern University. Shaygan is also a member of the Cornell University Engineering Council.


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