Rick Smith Leads Securus Technologies with New Video Communications

Rick Smith is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Securus Technologies, Inc. He has been in these positions since mid-2008. Securus Technologies is a company that provides technology solutions for the criminal justice industry.

They provide emergency response, incident management services, communication services for inmates, and monitoring products and services. They provide Android smartphones, tablets, iPhones and iPads with technology that allows families and friends to communicate and share visual images. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. They provide communications technology to over 1.2 million inmates throughout the country. In 2017 Securus announced the Securus Video Visitation metrics. The program will allow for video visits between inmates and family members and friends.

Rick Smith just recently announced electronic medical services Securus will be providing to jail and prison system. The new technology includes electronic medical records, Televisit, their program that allows medical reviews that can be done via video conferencing. The program is expected to help correctional facilities to improve their operations and improve inmate care.

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Before joining Securus Technologies, Rick was President of Eschelon Telecom. Between April 2000 to August 2003, He was CEO from 2003 to 2007.While he was at the company, their revenues grew from $30 million to $350 million. He was Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2003 and Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2000.

Rick Smith worked with Frontier Corp. as Vice President of Finance from 1997 to 1998. The company is now Global Crossing. He worked with Frontier Corp. from 1972 to 1998 in various executive positions, including Chief Information Officer, Head of Information Technologies, VP of Financial Services, Director of Business Development and other positions. Smith is a Director of Integra Telecom. He has served as a Director of Eschelon Telecom since 2001.

Rick’s educational history includes an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering he earned from Rochester Institute of Technology. He has a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York. He has a Master’s in Mathematics from State University of New York. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Rochester. Read more articles at HealingMagic.Net