Securus Technologies, Rick Smith’s Brainchild

Technology has always served our best interests. In as much as innovations are readily available to us, not many of us know how to use technology to our advantage. The reason behind the above is because people fail to embrace change, for fear of the unknown. Telephones have been in existence for close to a century, and have proven to be a vital aspect especially when it comes to communication. Since inmates also have the desire to communicate with people beyond their confines, Rick Smith has decided to take telephone services to prisons and penitentiaries located in places like Atlanta, Georgia, Texas, Carrollton, and Allen. Through his brand, Securus Technologies, Rick has been able to build a robust company that offers communication services as well as boosts national security. Read more on Wikipedia.Org Prisons are areas where a lot of illegal activities take place. Since inmates are in constant contact with outsiders including unruly correctional officers, their illegal activities get to penetrate to the outside world. As a result, crime rates increase. However, Securus Technologies under the leadership of Rick Smith has found a way of preventing the above scenarios from ever taking place. From time to time, Securus adjusts its systems so as to prevent hackers from tapping into the network. Securus systems have become so efficient to the extent that many arrests have taken place in the past year. To date, the brand has employed hundreds of workers to assist in the company’s operations. A majority of the […]

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How Scott Rocklage Is Leading in the world of venture capitalism and pharmaceuticals

Scott Rocklage became the managing partner of 5AM Ventures in 2004. He had entered the company as a venture partner a year earlier. Dr. Rocklage’s experience in healthcare management spans over three decades and is marked by remarkable achievements. He was instrumental in the approval of the three new drug applications; Cubicin, Teslascan, and Omniscan by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). 5AM Ventures is a life science-based capital venture firm that creates and develops biotechnology companies.   Dr. Rocklage has held numerous strategic leadership roles before joining 5AM ventures. He served at Cubist Pharmaceutical as CEO and chairman. Other pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies where he held executive positions include, Nycomed Salutar, Salutar and Catalytica, Amersham Health, Ilypsa Inc., Cidara Therapeutics and Novra Therapeutics. He also showed the ability to raise fund for pharmaceutical operations when he led Cubist Pharmaceutical to raise $500 million in its first public offering.   The scientific and highyly educational background of Dr. Scott Rocklage is the factor that has reinforced his vast experience in healthcare and leadership. He graduated from the University of California, Berkley, with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He then graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Chemistry. Dr. Rocklage has authored more than a hundred peer-reviewed publications and has contributed to the invention of over 30 U.S patents.   As a managing partner, he is guiding 5AM Ventures in supporting companies that utilize cutting-edge technologies in developing solutions for healthcare needs. 5AM Ventures […]

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Mike Baur Unveils Secrets to Business Success

Mike Baur started his company, the Swiss Startup Factory in order to help entrepreneurs that may have struggled to effectively build their businesses in the beginning stages. This is the most important stage because this is where customers form a first impression. If a business idea was good, but the execution of the business idea was poor there is a significant chance that this business will fail.   Mike has taken pride in being the person that helps entrepreneurs avoid the failures of the unknown. Many businesses have a solid business plan, but the business can still fail if there is not an inside track on things like venture capitalism and marketing. These are two of the most important aspects of business, and it takes someone like the consultants from the Swiss Start Up Factory to help people build better businesses.   Mike Baur is confident that he can help entrepreneurs that are establishing a new business. He has consultants in place that can break down just about every facet of the business world for entrepreneurs.   Through the Swiss Startup Factory some people will have the chance to join other entrepreneurs and co-work in habitation spaces. There are a lot of first-time business owners that are going to meete with consultants to know how sales forecasting works. There are all types of different elements in business that can be handled much better when people become accustomed to the Swiss Startup Factory and the way that certain processes work. These […]

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Jeffry Schneider: The CEO of Ascendant Capital Leads A Healthy and Generous Life

Ascendant Capital, LLC. CEO and Founder, Jeffry Schneider lives a healthy life and believes that success is not only about what you get but also what you give. At Ascendant, he has created a company that promotes encouragement of its team members and looks to build trust and hope rather than greed and fear. The company started out with only two employees and now due to its success it has attracted over thirty. By carefully guiding each team member and focusing on their talents rather than their shortcomings, Jeffry has enabled them to raise over $1 billion. The team now has their sights set on earning $50 million a month over the next twelve months, and with him at the helm, the sky is the limit.   Jeffry Schneider loves to travel and has visited many locations in Europe, Asia, and South America. He loves to interact with the locals in each place that he visits and experience life from their perspective. He especially enjoys going to rural Thailand and Budapest and appreciates how their lifestyle is so different from the modern western world. His love for the food of Eastern Europe has made him a huge fan of Belgrade and Prague, and he hopes to continue to be able to visit these parts of the world. He also loves to travel when he competes in the half ironman competitions that he participates in frequently and for these he has been all over the United States, New Zealand, Croatia, Chile, […]

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MIKE BAUR’S PASSION FOR BANKING AND FINANCE

Mike Baur is a prominent business proprietor and innovator. From the University of Rochester New York, he acquired an MBA before joining University of Berne for an executive MBA. He holds 20 years of extensive experience in the private banking sector where he worked for several companies including Clariden Leu and UBS. At UBS- a large Swiss private bank- he served as trainee making his way up to an executive board member. Later on, Mike left private sector banking and started investing in startups and in 2014 together with Oliver Walzer and Max Meister he co-founded Swiss Startup Factory. Based in Zurich the company looks for prosperous digital entrepreneurs and provide opportunities for them by conducting a three month accelerator program that gives guidance and support for them to reach their dreams.     He currently serves as a managing the partner at the company. The company has grown to be a top class privately funded accelerator of ICT start ups in Switzerland. Confirming these sentiments, Mike is honored and proud of his team confirming that he has able leaders to support the cause of Swiss start up Factory. He confirms that the team has really played a tremendous role in the last two years and in the next fear years to come he hopes that the company with expand not only in Switzerland but all across the globe.     Previously, he has taken part in the jury as a member at a headfirst contest at the University of […]

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