Russell Roberts is Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies serves City, County, State and Federal governmental agencies with a variety of civil and criminal justice technology solutions.  Securus is the largest communication and solution provider in the world serving over 3,450 Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Investigative and Corrections agencies.   In his role, Mr. Roberts oversees Marketing, Product Management, Product Development, Pricing, Customer Training, Marketing Communications and Proposal Management.  In this role, Mr. Roberts has the responsibility of directing high-tech software products to meet the needs of Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Corrections markets.  Starting with Securus in 2008, Mr. Roberts is passionate about bringing technology to a historically underserved market to the benefit of society, law enforcement, investigative personnel, inmates and returning citizens.

With a mission to Serve and Connect, it is his belief is that many aspects of the criminal justice system can be improved with the utilization of technology to improve public safety and reduce the inconvenience of incarceration. Mr. Roberts has focused Securus development on automation of services to the benefit of inmates and their families.

In addition, Mr. Roberts lead and supported the creation of the Securus Foundation as a way to enhance the mission of reentry. Mr. Roberts believes that we all have a moral and economic imperative to help bring scalable solutions to our society.  In the role of Chairman of the Board for The Securus Foundation, Mr. Roberts will provide leadership to The Securus Foundation as it transitions from a newly formed non-profit organization to sustainable entity.

Mr. Roberts is a graduate of Texas A&M University and resides in Texas. Mr. Roberts and his family attend Compass Christian Church and participate in a variety of community service outreach projects.