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Professional Life

Mr. Richard A. Smith is the President of Securus Technologies Inc.He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the same company. He served as the CEO from June 23rd, 2008. Many of his friends just refer to him as Rick Before taking up the role of CEO at Securus Technologies; he was serving as the President of Eschelon Telecom Inc. for three years beginning from April 2000 to August 2002. Mr. Smith also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Eschelon Telecom Inc, from 16th August 2003 to 8th August 2007 and as its Chief Operating Officer from 19th March 1999 to July 2003. He also served as the Chief of Eschelon Telecom Inc for two years beginning October 2008 to March 2000.

Mr. Smith has also served as the Vice President of Financial Management at Frontier Corp currently known as Global Crossing, a role he assumed in April 1997 to October 1998. Mr. Smith has served a larger part of his career life at Frontier Corp where he was working from 1972 to 1998 serving in various capacities. While at Frontier Corp he served as a Chief Information Officer, a Controller, President of Frontier Technologies, Director in charge of Network plants operations, Director in charge of Business development and Vice President of Midwest telephone operations.

He has served as the chairman of Securus Technologies, Inc since January 2009 doubling up as its Director from June 2008. Mr. Smith also serves as the Director of Integra Telecom.

Mr. Smith is a seasoned telecommunications expert with a remarkable background and an exceptional set of skills complemented with vast experience and an impressive track record at Securus. Read more on PRNewsWire.com.

Educational Background

Mr. Smith first enrolled at the State University of New York (Buffalo) for a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. After finishing his studies, he joined for an Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Later on, he undertook a Master’s in Business Administration from the famous University of Rochester’s Simon School.

Personal life

Smith is regarded as someone who loves privacy, and not much is known about his private life. He is someone with exceptional moral values who has gone an extra mile in protecting his career and the company he heads. He is known to be as kind and a very silent individual who rarely comments on issues until the time gathers all the facts. He believes that his company is doing everything possible to provide a crucial public safety tool to enhance law enforcement. He believes in socialism, and he has been on the frontline to ensure that all prisoners live a decent life. Through Securus, Rick Smith has invested significant resources in helping provide solutions to some of the problems faced by inmates.

Check this article at Bloomberg.com to know more about Rick Smith.

Bob Reina Wants to Change the World

Bob Reina, Talk Fusion founder, has a reputation for giving back and investing in the community. He built his video communications company on helping his clients connect and build their businesses. Since the company started in 2007, Reina also made sure to dedicate himself to investing in the community as well as his clients. Reina has always felt that with his success comes a responsibility to give back.

 

He has lived up to his word. He has given a record breaking million dollar donation to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to help local stray animals. He has given to orphanages, disaster victims, and other countless charities. He has also tasked his employees across 140 countries to do the same.

 

As a testament to his confidence in his product, he has asked that each employee give a charity of their choice one free full access account. The free account is for the custom monthly plan, which is the best plan Talk Fusion has to offer. Video chat, video newsletter, and the other amazing features are all included. His goal behind the new program is simple. He wants these noble charities to connect to people to their message quickly.

 

Bob Reina has a vision to change the world through his giving. He wants to improve his community and others world wide. Through his efforts and his commitment, he has shown his passion and dedication for others.

 

Talk Fusion, a video communications company, is about connecting businesses quickly and easily. Bob Reina started the business out of his own frustration in sending a video email to his mother. Now, he has created a successful business that is growing. His award winning video chat continues to break records and his full access, no commitment free trial allows potential customers to see the benefits of Talk Fusion products.

Why Is ClassDojo Beneficial To Our Education System

Overview

For a long time, the relationship between teachers and parents has not been quite good. Poor communication has contributed to the poor performance of most students. This factor hurts problem solving between the teachers and the parents. Sometimes students have problems that require the attention of both the teacher and the parent. Having no link connecting the two makes the problem even bigger and affect students’ performance either directly or indirectly. By establishing a platform for teachers, student and parents, there is a chance of solving problems facing the students. It can also provide ground-up change process in schools. This change can help in students’ performance either in class or in co-curricular activities.

About ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a name of a Francisco-based start-up company. The company developed a smartphone application to provide a platform where students, teachers, and parents can connect, share ideas and solve problems together. Since its inception, the company has been focusing on making education better. For first three years, it did not perform well. ClassDojo upgraded and equipped the app with more features. Today, over 85000 schools across the United States are using the application.

Services Offered By the App

By installing the app on your smartphone, as a parent, you can access all the information on your kid. These includes performance in class, cocurricular activities, and books needed. Parents can also make payments using the app among other things. By having access to these details, you can know how your kid is doing, notably his or her strengths and weaknesses. Parents can also communicate using the application and choose whether to involve the student in the conversation or not. Students can also use the application to access homework, share ideas with others, and engage in class-based group discussions.

Users

Two out of three schools in the United States are currently using the application. ClassDojo says that the number of users is rising daily. If all schools in the country adopt the app, student performance will drastically improve. Moreover, it will pave the way for a community of learners through the platform.

Conclusion

Since the application was re-launched, it has received lots of positive response. The growth has accelerated, and more schools can access the ClassDojo service. Recently, the company raised about $21 million; the money will be used for app development and marketing. ClassDojo also offers their services to other countries.

Talk Fusion: A company dedicated to helping the community

 

Talk Fusion is a video communications company that was established in the year 2007. The company’s foundation was built by dedicating its time to help communities around the world and helping people to realize their dreams. The company has been noted as one the top fifty companies in the Direct Selling Association. Talk fusion has also been cited as one of the world’s fastest growing video communications. Talk fusion was founded on sweat, hard work, and dedication. Talk Fusion has helped to build businesses in over one hundred and forty countries, utilizing its innovative video marketing tools. The company has been utilized to help bring awareness to the Humane society of Tampa Bay as well.

Bob Reina, the CEO and founder of Talk Fusion, is a very ambitious person, who is committed to helping change people’s lives for the better. Bob is very dedicated to the company and the people working in it as well. Bob often promotes Talk Fusion through the direct sales industry in order to make it the next billion dollar brand. Bob Reina believes that the company can help anyone, who comes to it with a dream and dedication. Mr. Reina founded Talk Fusion with a vision to help people enhance their lives while helping them realize their potential, excelling them to pursue their dreams without fear, and giving back to the communities all around the world. His dedication to the community drives him to often state,” With great success comes an even greater responsibility”.

Bob Reina has had a large influence on the Tampa Bay community. Both Talk Fusion and Mr. Reina have predominantly contributed to bringing awareness to the Tampa Bay Humane Society. Talk Fusion also produced a video in order to promote the awareness of the Humane Society in Tampa. Mr. Reina launched a program offering Talk Fusion’s associates to donate a free account to one charity of their choosing.

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