Rick Smith is known by many for his excellent leadership skills, and being the CEO of Securus Technologies has made the company’s sales grow. Securus Technologies is a company famous for its technology serving many prisons and correction facilities in the United States. The company is found in Dallas, Texas and was started way back in 1986. The firm’s technology is useful because it protects the society as a whole, as well as the inmates in the prisons and correction facilities. The technology is also used in certain investigations of crimes committed. Securus Technology, therefore, focuses on technology involving criminal and civil justice. The firm is also involved in investigating crimes that are perpetrated by the inmates and eventually prevention measures are put in place.Rick Smith became a leader of Securus Technologies in July 2008 when the company thought of him as the person with the needed skills and experience for the job. Rick has made the company continue providing the correction facilities with quality services and products.
Currently, Securus serves 2600 correction facilities and approximately over 1000000 inmates as well as public safety agencies in the United States, especially in North America. More services linked to Securus are an emergency response, monitoring, public information, biometric analysis, incident management and communications.Rick Smith attended the Rochester Institute of Technology and gained an associate’s degree. Later acquired a bachelor’s degree in engineering from a good school, the State University of New York where he also did his masters. Rick has his education as an added advantage. Rick has also worked with different companies such as the Global Crossing North America Inc. Frontier Information Technologies, Network Plant Operations, Eschelon Telecom and much more. In all these enterprises he held the top positions in leadership and made each one of them more successful. Rick acquired enough skills and experience working with all the former companies.
Recently Securus Technologies bought JPay Inc. The deal will accelerate Securus’ success. JPay is a firm also involved with technology that brought email, electronic payments and even apps which are for entertainment and also educational to correction facilities. JPay was serving several prisons in the U.S, approximately more than 33 prisons. JPay’s technology will enable Securus to have an expansion when it comes to the products and services they will be offering. Securus will have the technology needed to operate and serve a modern jail or prison. Rick appreciated JPay’s technology, and he even stated that the transaction would push Securus to a higher level even when it comes to their rivals.In recent news, Securus received emails and letters from citizens who were showing their appreciation to Securus Technologies for keeping them safe. The society was giving Rick and his team gratitude for the good job they were doing. Rick responded to the emails and letters by giving thanks and assuring them of a better Securus.