Elijah J. Shaw is the President and CEO of ICON. A consulting firm specializing in Executive and VIP Protection. With tours of duty that frequently take him across the globe, Mr. Shaw acts as a personal bodyguard to a number of recognizable public figures, providing close protection and security consultation and staffing worldwide.
On the philanthropic side, Mr. Shaw is also the founder of ISC Safety Net a program that provides free security services to victims of domestic abuse and the shelters that support them. As an offshoot of his contributions, he recently completed a multi-year term as a board member to Women’s Advocates, the nation’s oldest shelters for women who are victims of domestic abuse.
Elijah, the current National Director of the North American Bodyguard Association (NABA) also holds the position of Managing Editor of the NABA-produced Circuit Magazine in which he writes an ongoing column entitled, Keeping Your Edge. While ever mindful of Operational Security (OPSEC) Mr. Shaw is a seasoned expert with dealing with the media on topics related to Executive Protection and the Bodyguard Industry. Elijah has been featured in prestigious publications such as Portfolio, Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine. In addition he has been interviewed for his expert opinion on major broadcast such as The Today Show and E! News. Click HERE for media inquiries.
Mr. Shaw’s 23 year contribution to the security industry has been in applying licensed and trained talent with a focus on professionalism and customer service, to an industry that is increasingly under the magnifying glass since the events of 9/11, and coping with current issues domestically and internationally.
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