Former Nokia CTO joins Coriant as strategic executive advisor

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NAPERVILLE, IL – Coriant, a global supplier of open, disruptive, and hyperscale networking solutions for service providers and web-scale Internet operators, today announced that Dr. Hossein Moiin, former Executive Vice President, Chief Technology (and Strategy) Officer of Nokia and Nokia Siemens Solutions, has joined Coriant as a Strategic Executive Advisor. In his first role since leaving Nokia, Dr. Moiin will advise the company in key areas including next-generation technologies and architectures, market growth strategies, and end-to-end solutions for the 5G era.

“We are honored to welcome Hossein to the Coriant team as we advance our strategy for bringing our global customers highly disruptive end-to-end solutions,” said Shaygan Kheradpir, CEO and Chairman, Coriant. “His industry-recognized thought leadership and technical expertise will be invaluable assets as we help our customers transform their networks for the next wave of innovations in mobile and cloud communications.”

Dr. Moiin brings over 30 years of global experience in the IT and telecommunications industries with proven expertise in driving technology strategy and architecture to ensure growth and profitability. He holds several degrees including a Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Electrical and Computer Engineering. In addition to his role at Nokia, Dr. Moiin had leadership roles at BT, T-Mobile International, and Sun Microsystems. Furthermore, Dr. Moiin is a globally recognized innovation leader with proven expertise in strategic partnerships, network technologies, artificial intelligence, and solution delivery. Dr. Moiin is actively involved with the global innovation community and sits on the board of several companies and provides strategic advice to the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley and Europe.

“I am very excited to join the team at Coriant and play a role in their journey as they help to transform infrastructure, networking, and service delivery of service providers and web-scale companies. Coriant, its leadership, and its shareholders have a bold vision for the future of their company and I am happy to be a part of it,” said Moiin. “Their vision and plans match closely with my deep interest in application of technology for improving lives and societies in the 5G era and I am certain that Coriant will play a significant role in the next decade in shaping our everyday life.”

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