Chris is the founder of Silicon Solutions. He started his company in 2000 after a few years working for 3 agencies that specialized in oil & gas staffing. Chris built his company through establishing his niche in the upstream oil & gas arena. After a brief working relationship in 1999, Chris engaged John Havranek (Founder of Cantera Systems) in talks of merging since John's company had established business in the IT and midstream oil and gas arena. In June of 2005, Silicon Solutions and Cantera Systems merged and became SiliconCantera. The merging of the 2 companies gave SiliconCantera capabilities to reach all facets and touch all streams of the oil & gas market.
The Founder of Cantera Systems before the merge that created SiliconCantera, Inc. John earned a BA in Architecture from Rice University. Ten years ago, after working in the retail industry, John moved in to Recruiting/Consulting for the IT industry. His most recent specialty is Oil & Gas Recruiting with experience in Sales and Accounting as well.