Monthly Archives: October 2015

Forward Thinking Success of Shaygon Kheradpir

Shaygon Kheradpir is a well-known business executive, technical guru, innovator, and public speaker on with a forward thinking mindset. Although, he was born in London, England, Kheradpir spent most of his childhood living in Iran, before moving to the United States to attend an American university. He went on to obtain his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. The combination of his vast training, advance knowledge, and creativity has led him down a very successful career path.

Immediately, after graduating from the university, Shaygan Kheradpir was hired on to work for GTE Laboratories. In this position, he specialized in networking management, routing, and control services. Before long, he was promoted to Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the company. In 2000, GTE Laboratories, which had changed its name to GTE Corporation, officially merged with Bell Atlantic to form the telecom giant, Verizon Communication.

Kheradpir was initially designated as the president of the company’s e-business division, but he quickly became Verizon Communication’s first Chief Information Officer(CIO)/Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this position, Kheradpir managed up to 7,000 employees that he separated into small development teams. His teams worked long hours to meet his 30-day prototype cycle.

This resulted in a number of advanced technology innovations, including the FiOS fiber option video that helped in the creation of the DVR and the creation of iobi that allowed Verizon Communication to offer caller ID, a managed address book, and many other vital features. These inventions played a vital role in Verizon Communication emerging as a leader in the telecom industry.

Kheradpir left Verizon Communication in 2001 to become the Chief Operating Officer of the global retail and financial bank, Barclays. Within two year, he was promoted to the Chief Operating and Technology Officer, where he led the TRANSFORM program. This program helped Barclays remain competitive well into the 21st Century.

In 2014, Kheradpir move out of the banking industry and back into the world of technology. He became the Chief Executive Officer at Juniper Networks. Here he worked to restructure the company through an integrated operation plan that cut costs and consolidated several research and development groups to create a more efficient development team.

Kheradpir left Juniper Networks to work for Marlin Equity Partners, a private equity firm. In 2013, Marlin Equity Partners formed the independent technology company, Coriant. Kheradpir was subsequently promoted to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position of Coriant, as well as, Chairman of the Board of Directors. His goal in this position is to advance the company further into the technology industry through the use of innovative ideas and forward thinking ideology.

In addition to his vast career, he also sits on the Cornel University Engineering Council. He formally served as a board member for the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and he was previously on the advisory board of the YMCA of Greater New York. He continues to transform the technology, telecom, and financial industry. He holds several US technology patents. He has also been invited to be a guest speaker/lecturer at numerous business and technology events around the country.

Nobilis Health Is Creating New Surgical Centers

The face of healthcare is a changing. In fact, the way that things are conducted today have very little resemblance to the way that anything was done even 10 years ago, not to mention the way that facilities operated several decades ago. The truth is, most of the facilities that used to be operated involved local hospitals that had a relatively small staff. If a clinic was involved, it was usually operated by a single physician with a staff of only a couple of nurses and maybe a receptionist. Surgery was always conducted at a hospital and in many cases, patients had to be transported to other, larger facilities in order for complex procedures to be conducted. However, things have changed a great deal and many of these things that were once considered the staples of healthcare no longer apply.

Today, surgical centers are popping up all over the country. These centers are largely dedicated to performing various types of surgery. In some cases, the surgical procedures that are performed there are designed to be relatively short term procedures so that the patients can recover and then return home. In other cases, there are a few rooms where patients can recover for a number of days after their procedure. Some surgical centers even employ a third option, resulting in patients undergoing a procedure at that particular facility and then being transported to a more traditional hospital or rehabilitation center by ambulance.

The surgical centers differ from traditional hospitals according to an article on in the sense that they function only as one very large operating room. Everything centers around procedures that are to be conducted there. In many cases, there are many different operating rooms so that a number of specialized procedures can be carried out simultaneously by the physicians who work there. Sometimes, these physicians are associated with other, more traditional facilities and sometimes they are associated exclusively with a surgical center.

Patients might choose these types of facilities for a number of reasons. In many cases, they do so because they are being seen by a physician that primarily operates at a particular surgical center. Sometimes, the choice i made because a particular center specializes in a type of procedure that the individual needs. In other cases, it is simply faster, easier and more convenient to have procedures done at facilities like these than it is to go to a hospital. It really comes down to a personal decision between the patient and his or her physician.

For the most part, there have only been a handful of companies that have had the vision required to develop facilities like this. Without a doubt, Nobilis Health is the most well known of these companies. Furthermore, they have a number of surgical centers that are open while other companies may only have one or two in a specific region. This is a company that understands how to operate and staff these types of facilities and they have turned it into something of a specialty. As a result, they have cemented their place in healthcare as one of the premier healthcare companies that is currently doing business.

The King Of Pop Lives On Through Sergio Cortes

The crowded venue in Sao Paulo Brasil goes wild as another show from MJ the “King of Pop” has come to its successful end. Wait, the “King of Pop”? Correct, but its not exactly what you may be thinking. Sergio Cortes or “Sergio Jackson” when he is performing on stage, is considered probably the best Michael Jackson impersonator of all time. Consider him, the “King of Impersonators” with an already enormous popularity in South America.
When it comes to impersonators you have the people that look the part and can maybe dance the part. Then there’s Sergio who can look dance and even sing the part close to perfection. That alone is an amazing feat. Micheal is not considered the king of pop for no reason, but what makes this even more amazing is Sergio’s origin. Spanish born, Sergio has transcended borders in order to channel in the late great king in order to entertain people who normally never would have been able to experience Michael.
Back in Barcelona Sergio had always been a fan of Michael Jackson but nothing more. That was until a reporter approached him on the street with a proposition, “You change your appearance to look like Michael and I’ll write an article on you”. Sergio found the proposition to be interesting and the article was published. Not long after, Sergio was approached by a Swiss company promoting their new Michael Jackson perfume and Sergio was off to the races.
That was until the real Michael had passed away back in 2009. According to Sergio, he felt so close to Michael that when he passed he could feel it pain him to his very soul. Immediately, he cut his hair and took a sabbatical from impersonating his idol. That is until 2012, when he popped on his black shiny loafers and stretched into that white glove in order to head out on to the stage again to satisfy his fellow fans.
Today Sergio is now famous for his impersonations he carried out all through Brasil.

He now resides in his home of Barcelona, Spain but if we’re lucky hopefully Michael fans will get to experience him all over the world.

Marcio Alaor’s Innovations At BMG

Banco de Minas Gerais S.A., which is commonly called BMG, is a Brazilian financial institution. It is run by the Pentagna Guimarães family, who has been working in the financial industry since 1930. The current Director and Vice President of BMG is Marcio Alaor. After years of focusing on wholesale and consumer financing, BMG has began to primarily concentrate on payday loans. It was one of the first banks to give payroll loans, and this innovation helped to establish BMG as an entrepreneurial bank.

Currently, the bank is trying to move away from its former, conservative profile and raise the bank’s profitability. The new key assets of BMG are profitable loan portfolios, a high quality credit portfolios, diversification of funding sources, operational efficiency, and highly qualified teams of employees. BMG has been able to successfully diversify by creating a joint venture with Itaú Unibanco S.A. in April of 2014. By uniting with Itaú Unibanco S.A., BMG has been able to turn its attention to other profitable operations such as a Payroll Credit Card and financing for companies and suppliers.

BMG is well respected in the Brazilian financial sector for its excellent operation system. The bank has a Board of Directors, including Marcio Alaor BMG, which is primarily made up of independent members. The Code of Ethics and the Anti-Money Laundering Program at BMG are available for shareholders, and they ensure that the bank is completely trustworthy and ethical. All employees at the bank are hired for their talents, so service is always excellent at BMG.

After more than 80 years succeeding in the Brazilian financial industry, BMG is a recognizable and solid brand. Companies in both the private and public sectors rely on BMG for their financial needs. BMG continues to innovate and ensure that the needs of the public are met. BMG’s ability to quickly adapt to new market conditions and please consumers means that this bank will continue to be an important part of finances in Brazil.

Sergio Cortes: Rebirth Of The Sleek

Impressionist is an entertainer whose act is based upon performing impressions of others. Sergio Cortes is the best impersonator of the King of pop there is. Doing an accurate impression of others takes skill. Sergio embodies the king of POP. That he has striking physical resemblance is only part of the act. He strikes everything right, from the dressing, walking, dancing and singing. His singing leads me to think it’s the most elaborate lip-sync ever. But it’s not; he has just mastered the elusive voice of Michael Jackson. He has accumulated over 900 million views on YouTube for his performances.


Sergio Cortes, 44, was born on the 30th of July 1971 in Barcelona Spain. The mother says his love for Michael started as a toddler. At 16,he was spotted by a journalist and asked to act as a double to fool the press. That started his career as an impersonator. It’s even rumoured he performed as a double for M.J. on several occasions.

His current career kicked off fully after the death of Michael in 2009.The death was a big blow to him and he even contemplated quitting his M.J. persona. But he says fan pressure and his desire to extend the legacy of M.J convinced him otherwise. His shows are well choreographed. They detail Michael’s shows to the minutest of details. He has a team of professional dancers and set managers. His is an entirely commercial enterprise that is routinely booked for sold out shows across the globe. His fan base is rapidly growing. He is very popular in Brazil. He trains for 4 hours daily.



He is currently doing very well. He has over 17000 followers on Facebook. He is a local celebrity in Brazil where he now lives. He regularly performs all around Latin America. He has already built an excellent reputation with the media for his professionalism. His devotion to studying Michael is handsomely paying off. His career is an exciting one to watch.


On a personal life, Sergio is more artistic and less dramatic than Michael. He is a big RnB and Jazz fan. He has a female dog named Zaffy, who he adores. He also collects dolls and action figures. He is a good graphic designer. He is close to his family and his brothers sometimes help him perform. He is rumoured to be gay but was once in a relationship with a girl.

Reaping Benefits from the Wisdom of Igor Cornelsen

Over the last several years I have used the techniques from retired banker Igor Cornelsen to build quite a diversified portfolio. As far as I’m concerned he is one of the best when it comes to investing. Many people may not be familiar with him, but I have been following him since he has been part of the Brazilian banking industry.

When he made the decision to retire I wondered what he would do next. I know that he has a consulting firm at this time but he has been giving great advice long before he started his consulting firm for investors. I have listened to his wisdom over the years as he has informed me and other investors to diversify. Igor Cornelsen on yolasite has also been able to give investors like myself the insight to take a look at the long-term strategies for companies. It makes it known that no investor should invest in a company solely because of what they are doing at the present moment. He has always encouraged the investors to take the time to see what the company is doing 5, 10 and 15 years down the line. This saves many investors from making poor decisions with fly-by-night companies.

I really appreciate the free advice. I have taken the precaution to listen to everything that Igor his said when it comes to long-term investments, diversifying your portfolio, and considering international investment opportunities. He has given some great advice that would be very simple steps that the average investor can follow. People that have never heard of him will be surprised to learn about how he has given such huge tokens of wisdom in the investment world. As a former investment banker he has been able to make a lot of decisions in concerns to investments. He knows the market and he’s very wise and this is the reason that the investor that doesn’t have lots of income should consider his advice.

The thing that has intrigued me the most about Igor Cornelsen is this ability to help the investor avoid tons of trial and error. I could’ve made a lot of bad decisions when it came to investing if I had not considered the financial wisdom that Igor has imparted. Luckily, everyone that has Internet connection has to ability to access the information that Igor Cornelsen has placed on the web on his way up. He has been very generous in that he has given this wisdom freely without enclosing it in a book that people have to pay for. I have actually found several blocks of this advice on the web that provides simple and effective investments methods. He’s the common man’s investment guide.

Achievements Made at Citadel LLC Courtesy of the Prudent Stewardship from Kenneth Griffin

Citadel was founded in 1990 with $4.6 million. Within a short span, Citadel had grown to a team of more than 100 employees. The corporation was in possession of $1 billion in investment capital. In March 2015, Citadel got a Top 10 Great Workplaces in Financial Services positioning by the Great Places to Work Institute, which depended on an overview taken by Citadel representatives. Griffin was credited for executing on a shared work culture and rewarding employees. Such employee benefits include free lunch, historical center visits, work out programs and gifts. Citadel employees are well remunerated making the entity an attractive company to work for given the immense recognition of employee’s contribution towards furthering the organizational goals.
Citadel believes in having a proper risk management plan. The company has been managing risk with the view to capitalizing on the various market opportunities. In order to improve its performance, the corporation has managed to recruit a workforce of competent and experienced risk management experts. The corporation’s investment strategies incorporate a disciplined risk estimation and management. Deeper collaborations and enhanced communication with different stakeholders have proven to be quite imperative towards enhancing the objectives of the company’s risk management department.
In order to strengthen its risk management approach, the firm has recruited a dedicated group that is well versed with issues of governance to oversee risk management across different departments. The team has been focusing on the liquid markets, funding structure and models of proprietary risks. The role of the risk management team is to identify the key areas of exposure to risks and drivers of performance. Identification of such exposure gaps helps the entity focus on the optimistic solutions that will seal such risk exposures. The other function of the risk management group is to define and keep an eye on tolerance guidelines that augment the consistency between the company’s business strategy and its risk taking abilities. Regular monitoring of the risks aids Citadel in establishing counter mechanisms against some of the causes of risk exposure.
Further, the risk management department of Citadel serves to build a strong risk culture through active participation in the process of investment. Lastly, the department has been quite focused on developing platforms that integrate information technology and analysis with the view to supporting estimation of risk and various management processes.
Born in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1968, Ken Griffin started investing while undertaking his undergraduate degree from the Harvard University. He graduated with a degree in economics. Armed with knowledge in hedge funding, Griffin believed that he could provide the market with innovative products that could give investors a portfolio through which they could enhance their income. He started his business from his university dormitory.
Griffin is a philanthropist who has donated about $500 million in support of various causes that includes tens of millions to various institutions in Chicago. Griffins together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded and supported the opening of a new charter school in Chicago known as the Wood lawn High School.