Securus Technologies cannot be mentioned without the name of Richard (Rick) Smith popping up; the two are like conjoined twin inseparable. Rick Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of the Securus Technology. Securus Technologies, on the other hand, is an inmate telecommunication company providing communication solutions between inmates and their friends and family using a safe and secure system.Richard Smith has moved the company forward obtaining lucrative contract by correctional facilities in Canada and United States. As at years 2016, 2600 had agreed to use the Securus technologies system in their correctional centers out of which 2200 were in the United States and Canada. The company has 1000 employees in their three stations that are making the vision of Securus Technologies a reality.Secures Technologies has four major products under their system.
One is the contraband cell phone restriction that fails to connect to a malicious source or recipient to ensure safety. The Managed Access Solution is another functional feature that limits access to unauthorized individuals. This helps in maintaining the confidentiality of information especially when the government is still investigating a crime or vague issue relating to the inmates.Cell Defender technology is another awesome product that came to be thanks to Harris Corporation incorporation in 2016. Finally is the Wireless Containment Solution which is a state of art invention to ensure interconnectivity between mobile networks without necessary using wire cables in transmission. All these took place in the tenure of CEO Rick Smith who got appointed to the position in 2008. Additionally, the company has spent a whopping $600 million in acquisitions, patents and technology in only three years as an expansion strategy.
About Rick Smith
Rick or Richard Smith is an engineering graduate from the University of New York-based at Buffalo. He furthered his studies at the University of Rochester when he obtained honors in a master’s degree. Rick Smith began his management career working from the lowly to prestigious positions.Eschelon Telecom Inc gave him an opportunity in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer and President for three years. He later started working as the Securus Technologies Inc’s operations officer. 2014 was fruitful since he got promoted to the position of Presidency and also became the Chief Executive Officer. He still is in office since 2014, when he took over the throne from Richard Falcone.Rick Smith is affiliated with the Eschelon Telecom since 2000 as a board member. He is also a regent to the Integra Telecom’s executive committee presently. He is based in Dallas Texas which also happens to be the headquarters of Securus Technology. Rick Smith is praised for creative inventions in prison technology.