Rick Smith has been a vital member of Securus Technologies and has been leading the company from his position of CEO. He has been a brilliant leader to the company, pushing it in a direction that is favorable for its growth and development. He has worked hard to make the company what it is and continues to do so with every encounter that he has. Rick Smith started working for Securus Technologies in 2008 and since then has created a massive impact on the company. In 2008, Securus Technologies decided to merge with T-Netix, which was another company that specializes in the same sector as Securs. By merging with the company, Securus became a powerhouse ready to take on the prison communications market. Rick Smith was the person leading this merge and put in a lot of effort to ensure that everything runs smoothly. After the merge, when it came to appointing a CEO of Securus Technologies, Rick Smith was seen as the best fit since he worked so hard to make the company what it was.
Securus Technologies is a company that specializes in prison communications services. Currently, they are one of the largest prison communications providers in the entire country. The company offers its services to a good amount of prisons inside the United States and in Canada as well. The company offers video calling, voice calling and also entertainment services to people inside these incarceration facilities. The company also provides inmate monitoring services, so that judicial systems can keep track of all the communications that go on between prisoners and the people on the outside. The company is in a way doing their bit to maintain the community safe and help the system with the proper monitoring of individuals on the inside. Their control systems have also been used as evidence in court cases as evidence.
Rick Smith has proven to be an incredible leader for the company owing to the incredible knowledge that he possesses. He knows exactly how the prison communications scene works, which is how he has been able to lead the company in a direction that is favorable for its growth and development. One of the reasons why Rick Smith is so well-versed in the field is because he has an incredible technical background, and understands all the finer workings of communication technology that the company uses. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering and also a masters degree in Mathematics. This has given him an edge over other CEOs in the field. He is also incredibly business minded and knows how to manage the administrative aspects of the company. To supplement his knowledge in business, he attained an MBA which has helped him immensely as the CEO of Securus Technologies.