Chief Executive Officer
Richard Nicholas Sr. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Safety Management. He has served as a Board Member on GSM’s Board of Directors since 2019.
Mr. Nicholas has over 25 years of experience as a serial technology entrepreneur as the Founder and CEO of multiple successful technology startups specializing in providing complex technology services to enterprise customers. Services range from custom application development, global network administration and consulting to big data analysis and reporting.
He also founded and led E Solutions Networks which provides high availability data center hosting services through the firm’s multiple redundant and highly secure Tier III Data Centers. Data centers are primarily used by financial institutions, hospitals, insurance and telecommunications firms that require 24/7/365 uptime.
Prior to joining GSM, Mr. Nicholas was an Operating Partner, Investment Committee Member and investor at venture capital firm Florida Funders, LLC. Mr. Nicholas was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of E Solutions Corporation and its subsidiaries (ESC). He led the company’s expansion providing application development, large-scale global infrastructure deployment and data center hosting services to ESC’s enterprise customers including, PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM, Viacom, Skanska, ExxonMobil, Vivendi, URS, 22 Major League Baseball teams and others.