Rick Smith

Founder and CEO
Axon

A pioneer of technology and innovation with the vision of making the bullet obsolete, Rick founded the original company, TASER, in 1993. As the TASER device became ubiquitous in law enforcement, Rick pushed the company beyond weapons technology and towards a broader purpose of matching technology to public safety needs in order to make the world a safer place.  He is a visionary for the how the IOT intersects public safety and first responders, and continues to move the dial on innovation.