Rick Smith is the current president and CEO of Securus Technologies. Rick Smith Organization provides technology that protects the society against crimes. His organization specializes in both criminal and civil justice tech by delivering reasonable solutions in solving and curbing crimes in the community and the cells by the inmates. His technology is relied heavily on in law enforcement and correctional facilities to safeguard the general population.
Rick Smith attained his associate degree in Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. He later advanced his education and attained a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the State University of New York. Rick Smith enrolled for an MBA degree at the University of Rochester. He later enrolled for his Master’s degree at the State University of New York at Brockport. Rick Smith mastered mathematics at the State University of New York. He attained his professionalism degree from University of New York at Buffalo.
Rick’s vast knowledge in technology has contributed to the accomplishment of Securus Technology. He was appointed the CEO of Securus Technology in July 2008. His certain quality services and technological products offered to the correctional facilities have steered him to become a great leader of the company. Securus Technology headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. Under Ricks leadership the company a wide range of diversity to more than a million inmates in the correctional facilities. Securus Technology offers quality services in emergency responses, biometric analysis, incident management, monitoring, public information and criminal investigation and inmate self-services.
Rick Smith has propelled Securus Technologies to become the leading prison company estimated to have invested over $600 billion. Securus Technologies has invented technological systems that have contributed in helping criminal justice system and access to data patterns in the process of solving crimes, tracking inmates’ behavior by making the active emergency responses and assisting in law enforcement agencies in issue timely responses.
Securus Technologies made a significant achievement of implementing clear video calls for the visitors who visit the inmates. The implementation of the video call was to replace the face to face meeting between the inmates and the visitors. Video call invention has let to improved safety measures and reduced the expenses incurred in the prisons. Rick Smith’s career has contributed to numerous achievements that landed him a job as the CEO of Eschelon Telecom Inc before joining Securus technologies. During his reign at Eschelon, Rick Smith increased the revenue immensely from $30 million to $350 million. Eschelon managed to acquire a successful IPO under the leadership of Rick Smith. Rick Smiths technological knowledge and innovations have propelled Securus Technologies a notch higher of about 600% compared to other technology companies offering similar services.