Rick Stephenson

Rick Stephenson
Rick Stephenson is President and CEO of Revere Security, Addison, TX. Prior to joining Revere in 2008, Stephenson served in various capacities at Covisint, a technology start-up in 2000 (acquired by Compuware Corporation in 2004). His roles included vice president of Finance, managing director of European Operations, chief operating officer, strategic account manager and vice president of Partners and Alliances. Prior to joining Covisint, Stephenson was a 20-year finance veteran at General Motors. At GM, he held executive roles in International Finance and Corporate Finance. He also worked on the start-up of Saturn in the early '90s and, prior to that, the start-up of the Fort Wayne assembly plant. He can be reached at [email protected].

Stories by Rick Stephenson

Smart Grid Security: Why Internet Security and Infrastructure Security Aren’t Interchangeable

A lot of money is being thrown at implementing intelligence in the national utilities grid with the aim to stimulate job growth. This need to create jobs is accelerating the pace of Smart Grid deployments and, in turn, standards are being overlooked and—in some instances—not implemented at all. As a result, things like interoperability between various grids are not being addressed adequately.