Richard D “Rick” Jones

Founder and CEO, Bluware, Inc

Richard D. “Rick” Jones is the founder and CEO of Bluware, Inc., a Texas corporation established in 1987 to provide high end computer services to various industries around Houston. He has degrees in mathematical sciences and electrical engineering from Rice University, and has engineered software applications for the space, manufacturing, electrical utility, and oil and gas industries.

With over 35 years of experience delivering solutions within these verticals, Mr. Jones’ expertise is in visualizing technical solutions for engineering and business problems and assembling talented teams to implement them. In addition to his role as CEO of Bluware, he is a board member of the Houston Technology Center, Jones Partners, and Indigo Beam LLC. He enjoys advising business startups and evolving new technologies into commercial applications.