CEO of Securus Technologies, Rick Smith Helps Keeps Law Enforcement Safe

May 17th, 2017 by admin
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CEO of Securus Technologies, Rick Smith, the chairman and chief officer of Securus Technologies, has been the leader in security technologies since 2008. Law enforcement and many correctional facilities rely on it daily. His efforts, through the company he represents, help keep us all safe.

Rick Smith started out receiving his associates degree in technology from Rochester Institute of Technology before his bachelor’s degree in engineering was received from the State University of New York. Afterwards, he continued his education by completing his Master’s in engineering from the State University of New York. More than just that, he earned his MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School afterwards.

Those accomplishments were significant and demanded the same level of dedication that Securus Technology offers to its clients. He has led the company into the future, making each step of the journey even better than the last. Read more on PRNewsWire.com.

Before leading as CEO of Securus Technologies, he filled several positions at Global Crossing North America Inc. There, he was controller and chief information officer from 1972 to 1998. Other roles he has filled has been as the president of Frontier Information Technologies, director of Network Plant Operations and business development director.

From 1998 to 2000 he was Chief Financial Officer at Eschelon Telecom Inc., and from 2000 to 2003 he served as president, then was promoted to CEO. During his tenure at that company, he worked and was able to raise the revenue for the company to $30 million. He remained there until 2007.

By 2008 he was hired to his current position at Securus Technologies where he helps law enforcement agencies remain in communication safely. Manned by their own staff of agents to assist, the company performs 600% better than the competition. Not to mention, the company is responsible for over $600 million patents in the industry. That success rate is uncontested in the field. Working daily to perform tasks in public safety, Securus will carry us into the future and help keep law enforcement safe. That keeps everyone just a little bit safer. Perhaps even a lot safer, thanks to Rick’s hard work as acting chairman and chief officer.

Know more: http://www.fox34.com/story/34965419/securus-technologies-discusses-future-of-inmate-communications-and-security

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