Rick Smith (Taser International)

Arizona Historical Society Museum - 1300 N College Ave Tempe, 85281 Phoenix
Tue, Mar 10, 2015, 6:00 PM (MST)

About this event

It's not too often that someone creates a company that changes the world, but that's just what Rick Smith, co-founder and CEO of Taser International has done.  Come hear about his journey from garage startup to global industry leader. Rick leads his company with a constant focus on delivering innovative solutions that make communities safer. Rick’s quest to create technology solutions to reduce world violence began in 1993 when he founded TASER with his brother Tom. Since then, TASER CEWs are now in more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies in more than 107 countries.

Rick graduated from Harvard Cum Laude, received his MBA from the University of Chicago with a master's degree in international finance from the University of Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. He is a co-winner of the Ernst and Young 2002 Entrepreneur of the Year® and named one of the “2010 Most Admired CEOs and Top-Level Executives” as sponsored by The Phoenix Business Journal and holds 14 patents.

Speaker

  • Rick Smith

    Rick Smith

    Taser International

    It's not too often that someone creates a company that changes the world, but that's just what Rick Smith, co-founder and CEO of Taser International has done. Come hear about his journey from garage startup to global industry leader.

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  • When

    Tuesday, Mar 10
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)

    Where

    Arizona Historical Society Museum
    1300 N College Ave
    85281 Tempe

    Arizona Historical Society Museum
    1300 N College Ave Tempe85281

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