Houston Technology Center honors Klein High alum
Klein High School graduate Christopher Coker was honored on May 10 at a dinner held by the Houston Technology Center, or HTC, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located at 15819 Guinstead Drive.
Coker is the co-founder and president of Oxane Materials, which manufactures advanced ceramic proppants for drilling. He has been in the international oil and gas business for more than 10 years and is a named inventor on 10 oxane patents and more than 15 pending patent applications.
Coker has attended Klein ISD since kindergarten, starting at Greenwood Elementary, then Brill Elementary, Kleb Intermediate and graduating from Klein High School, where he won the “Heart Award” his senior year. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
At the dinner, he was honored in the field of nanotechnology.
HTC is a nonprofit technology business incubator and accelerator, named by Forbes magazine as one of the “Ten Technology Incubators Changing the World.”
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