Securus Technologies is a company offering inmate communication services. The company provides a range of services in voice and video communications. Currently, the company is being headed by CEO Rick Smith. Smith has played an incredible role in bringing the company to the position it currently has today. He has worked hard to bring the company up, which is why today it stands as one of the most widely used inmate communications companies in the country. As the chief executive officer of the company, Rick Smith manages the entire operation of Securus Technologies, spanning over hundreds of prisons in America and a few in Canada. He has an incredible amount of skill and knowledge when it comes to the field and knows what it takes to run a company, which is what has made him a brilliant leader to Securus.
Rick Smith was instrumental in the significant change that Securus Technologies went through in 2008. Back then, the company was among the top five prison communications providers in the country but wanted to be the best and most widely used service provider. To bring their plans to fruition, they decided to merge with another big company called T-Netix. T-Netix was also in the same position as Securus Technologies, which is why the merge proved to be one of the best things for both the companies. Rick Smith played a huge role in ensuring that company was moving on the right track and with a proper plan in mind. He worked hard to bring the merger together, which has proven to be extremely fruitful for Securus.
After the merge, when the talks of the new CEO of the company started emerging, Smith was seen as the best person for the job and was appointed immediately.Rick Smith is well versed with the technology sector and has a lot of educational qualifications in it as well. He is, in fact, an electrical engineer and has also attained a masters degree in Mathematics. In addition, he also has an MBA which he pursued to reach his business and professional goals. Before coming to work for Securus Technologies, Rick Smith tried his hand at a lot of different jobs and companies. When he came to work for Securus Technologies, he realized that this was the place for him. Today, he is seen as one of the most vital members for the growth and success of the company.