Securus Technology has been in the limelight for years. This is due to its professionalism and innovation in the technology world. The law enforcement and public safety agencies in North America, over 1000000 inmates, 2600 correctional facilities depend on Securus Company for technological gadgets. No company or designer has been able to match the Securus Devices. The Firm has been frequent in providing the correctional services with technology to check the inmate’s security, monitor inmates, emergency response, communication and biometric analysis. The Securus Company has played a primary goal in improving the life of inmates.
What has Contribute to the Constant Growth of Securus Technology?
There many factors that contribute to the doing well of a company. One of the determinant factors is the CEO of a company. If the chief executive officer of a company is inadequate, un-informed and lack experience, the firm is likely to fail. Fortunately, the Securus Technology has a very able CEO. Rick Smith has taken the company to another level. It is his uniqueness, impressive track record, and good background that led to his appointment.In his career, Rick Smith has worked in numerous divisions in the chain of production. Rick Smith has worked in the Information Technology, finance, operations, telecommunications just to mention a few. This has given him the knowledge of what transpires in all the divisions.This is a very crucial factor because for a company to succeed, all the departments need to be doing exceptionally well.
Rick Smiths Academic Background
For a CEO to be competent, he/she needs to have a rich academic background. This is because it is through the education that one learns the fundamentals of running a business. Rick Smith has a very rich academic background. He is an MBA holder that he acquired from University of Rochester’s Simon School. He attended the same university and obtained an associate’s degree. Rick Smith is also an undergraduate with a degree of Bsc. in Engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo. He further got masters in engineering at the State University of New York.
Rick Smiths Experience
The other factor that defines a good CEO is the experience. It is the CEOs experience that differentiates a firm from other companies.Rick Smith has worked in very many institutions before settling in Securus Company. He worked with Global Crossing North America Inc. where he had numerous roles.In 1998 he moved on to Eschelon Telecom Inc. where he began as their company’s chief financial officer. He was later made President and subsequently made the CEO. During his times in Eschelon, he achieved a revenue of $350 million from the initial $30 million. It is this experience and excellent reputation that led to him being hired in Securus as the CEO where he currently works.