Troy Matherne

VP Information Technology Frank’s International NV
(Rice MBA '91)

Troy Matherne is the Vice President, Information Technology at Frank’s International, a leading oil and gas service company specializing in tubular running services.   Frank’s has been serving the oil and gas industry since 1938 and no other company has run more miles of casing.   

Previously, Mr. Matherne served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Geokinetics, Inc., Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. and Dresser, Inc.  Prior to that, Mr. Matherne led the strategic marketing function for Baroid, a business unit of Halliburton. His background also includes serving as controller for Auchan, USA, running division operations and leading a procurement organization. He has a record of leading business transformations in large complex global organizations.

Mr. Matherne is involved in many professional organizations, including Society for Information Management, CIO Executive Summit, and Houston IT Symposium. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Houston and received an MBA degree from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

Mr. Matherne also serves as a volunteer coach for an Odyssey of the Mind team.  He lives in Houston with his wife, Janet, and two children.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, other outdoors activities and anything that allows him to spend time with his family.