Technology is playing an essential role in just about every sector, and the same can be said about the field of corrections. Many tech-based companies are trying hard to grab the more significant market share of the growing correctional industry. One such firm is the Securus Technologies, which was established in the year of 1996 to modernize the penitentiary industry and provide safe, secure, and modern inmate communication and investigative services to the industry. Currently, nearly three thousand correctional facilities use the services offered by Securus Technologies and that count has been growing fast in the last few years, especially after Rick Smith took over as the company’s CEO and Chairman. Read more articles at securustech.net.
Rick Smith is a business executive with ample experience in the telecommunication field. He has been closely watching the correctional area for a long time as an executive in the correctional industry and knows the loopholes that need to be filled to provide end users with better products and services. Rick Smith has previously worked with leading telecommunication firms like Integra Telecom and Eschelon Telecommunication, which has added to his experience to head Securus Technologies successfully. Rick Smith knows that the competition is growing in the industry and maintaining consistency in growth, the focus has to be diverted to two primary departments, namely customer service, and product development. He has helped focus on research and development to ensure that the company can develop new age inmate communication and investigative solutions that are not only more efficient but also more cost-efficient.
Rick Smith has completed his graduation from the New York University with Bachelors in Engineering and also holds Masters in Business Administration from the Rochester University. Under the supervision of Rick Smith Securus, the company has grown substantially in the past few years, and its growth is expected to multiply even more aggressively in the next few years. He has implemented some very efficient management techniques that have helped improve the performance of the company and increase its revenue. Recently, the company also acquired another new correctional firm by the name of Jpay Inc, which offers diverse products and services to the inmates and the law enforcement agencies. Read more on Crunchbase.com.
Rick Smith said that acquisition of Jpay Inc would help Securus Technologies to offer a comprehensive range of inmate communication and rehabilitation service. It would help the inmates to get services like money transfer services, voicemail messaging, access to education database, job opportunities, music, and more, which would open doors to numerous possibilities for the inmates not available earlier. Securus Technologies has many new products under development at its Technology Center in Dallas, Texas, and Rick Smith has made an open invitation to the investors and customers to visit it to check out the company’s progress in developing modern correctional products.