Tech firm with nearly 1,900 employees gets new CEO as sector undergoes ‘fundamental shift’

Dave Abel is ready for his new position as CEO – even if it’s not an easy task. The veteran of IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers is taking the role at Aventiv Technologies, a Carrollton-based company that’s been serving prisons with telecommunications options and other tech.

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Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 3,450 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,200,000 inmates across North America, Securus Technologies is committed to serve and connect by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. Securus Technologies connecting what matters®. For more information, please visit