Rick Smith holds the president and CEO positions of Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is a firm that deals with the provision of innovative technology to prisons and correctional facilities. The company has several years in the industry since 1986. The experience gained has been a key factor in the growth of Securus Technologies. Rick Smith was upgraded to the highest positions, that is, the CEO and president posts in 2008 after the management of the company found him to be the perfect fit for the job. Rick has steered the company to growth and success so far, and this is the reason Securus Technologies is leading in providing innovative, high-quality technology. The technology keeps the society safe by keeping inmates well monitored in the correctional facilities and prisons.The company is based in Texas in Dallas where their headquarters are located. Under Rick Smith’s leadership, Securus manages to serve public safety agencies, 2600 correctional facilities, over 1000000 inmates, and law enforcement agencies in North America. Currently, Securus is focusing more on criminal and civil justice based technology.
The technology will avert crime committed by inmates in the cells by providing solutions to such problems. The same results will be seen on the other side of the world, and generally, the tech will keep the community as a whole safe. The technology is efficient enough to enable communications, inmate self-service, public information, emergency response, biometric analysis, incident management, monitoring, and investigation.Rick Smith has adequate experience in the industry having worked for other firms. Before joining Securus, he was at Eschelon Telecom Inc. Smith held several positions such as the chief financial officer, chief operating officer, president and lastly the CEO position at Eschelon allowing him to gain skills and experience.
Rick has also worked for Frontier Corp, and he was the financial management vice president. He lasted in the company for almost 20 years holding different positions at Frontier. Other firms Rick has worked for include Global Crossing North America Inc. and Midwest Telephone Operations. All the experience acquired from all the companies he used to work for allows him to work efficiently with adequate information in the industry.Rick Smith’s excellent education is also an added advantage. Rick attended Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated with an associate degree in Applied Science in Electrical Engineering. He holds an MBA from Rochester. Smith also acquired his degree and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the State University of New York. Recently, individuals decided to show their appreciation to Securus Technologies for their great work via emails and letters. Rick Smith was privileged to receive the recognition, and he replied to all the people’s views. He also promised to continue keeping the society free of crime hence safe.