MetOx Technologies adds two executives to its senior management team: Nagaraja Shashidhar, senior vice president strategy, and Richard Booher, senior vice president operations. These additions complete a world-class team that’s bringing large scale commercial high temperature superconducting wire (HTS) manufacturing to Houston

Nagaraja Shashidhar, PhD joins MetOx after nineteen years at Corning where he was involved in the development of materials-based business and products. He was instrumental in the development and early growth of the Gorilla glass business for Corning, helping global customers solve adoption issues, and design Gorilla glass into their smart phones.

Richard Booher has more than thirty years’ experience leading manufacturing organizations in all phases of development. Prior to joining MetOx, Booher led manufacturing operations for petroleum refining catalysts, silane, and polysilicon. Working as the project manager for technology development, deployment and optimization, he has led execution of large scale domestic and international projects with most recent assignments in South Korea and China. He employs a focused approach to drive daily improvements in safety, quality, delivery, and cost.