January 26, 2016
Securus Technologies just reached a record as they company and its employees giving $345,763 to the 2015 United Way Campaign. In 2008, the company’s donations totaled around $33,000, but thanks to a winning campaign, they have managed to increase that ten times over. This whopping donation amount also earned the company a few records including highest level of annual Securus Associates contributors, greatest percent increase above annual goal, greatest number of leadership givers, and greatest number of associates giving.
Securus Technologies is a company based in Dallas, Texas. The company serves over 3,400 corrections agencies, public safety agencies, and law enforcement agencies as well as over 1,200,000 inmates currently incarcerated in North America. Securus Technologies is the leader and manufacturer of the video visitation mobile app which allows families to visit with loved ones who are incarcerated by chatting through the app on their smartphone or tablet. The app is free, but allows families to stay in contact with loved ones so they don’t miss special moments in life like birthdays, holidays, or special moments of achievement.
Securus is also a key manufacturer in software that connects cities, law enforcement agencies, and more to connect together and share, visualize, store, and collect information. The data they share and collect can be critical information for emergency response dispatchers, public safety, and law enforcement working cases.
Securus Technologies also creates and sells inmate communication monitoring programs that aid in GPS and RF-based reporting services that include supervision, location, and movement tracking of both adults and juveniles to help keep the community safe.
Information about the company was found and can be viewed here: https://securustech.net/
January 25, 2016
In 2013 the Coriant company was established by the investment company Marlin Equity Partners, who had purchased a number of technology companies and an entire department from the technology giant Siemens. The company has already begun to make an impact on the telecommunications industry under the leadership of Marlin’s Pat DiPietro, but is now looking to make an even stronger impact on the industry with the appointment of Shayagan Kheradpir as the incoming CEO.
Shaygan Kheradpir is a string choice as CEO as he has developed a range of skills from technology development through to the latest in business techniques. Coriant is looking to develop new technologies in the telecommunications and data networking areas, which should suit the skills of Kheradpir in leading them to greater success in the future. Kheradpir is well known for heading the development of new technologies for the telecommunications industry. Soon after Kheradpir graduated from Cornell University he made his way to GTE Labs and later Verizon where he revolutionized the research and development areas of the entire industry.
Not only did Shaygan Kheradpir change the way telecommunications companies develop new hardware he also looked to make significant changes to the way business was completed. Kheradpir was amongst the first technology executives to realize the monetary savings offered by outsourcing IT departments, and also looked to take a strong position during negotiations to reduce the costs for business contracts. His skills as a business leader eventually saw Shaygan Kheradpir take up a seat on the board of the financial giant, Barclay’s.
Coriant is now looking to build upon its early success that has seen the company reach more than 3,000 employees and has reached customers in around 100 countries. The work of Coriant has been recognized by many who see the company as one of the most important for the future of the telecommunications industry, which has seen Coriant look to challenge the dominance of the established corporations traditionally heading the industry.
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