Summit Presenter Bios

Elijah J. Shaw

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Elijah J. Shaw is the Director of the ICON Executive Protection Academy.  A 20 year industry veteran, Elijah has provided security consultation and staffing to notable corporations, executives, High Net Worth individuals and public figures.  His long-term celebrity clients have included Usher Raymond, Naomi Campbell, and 50 Cent, among others. Click HERE to read more about Elijah J. Shaw…

Mark “Six” James

PantherMark “Six” James is the Founder and Executive Director of Panther Protection Services, LLC. He is a seasoned Close Protection Operator/Executive Protection Specialist with over 25 years of firearms, martial arts and celebrity/executive protection experience. Click HERE to read more about Mark “Six” James…

Raffaele Di Giorgio

GOSRaffaele Di Giorgio has dedicated his life to the protection of others and is an experienced professional protector with over 20 years of personal security, law enforcement, protection and emergency medical services experience.   Following an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army he spent time as a Law Enforcement Officer before transitioning into international protective services.  He has contemporary experience in working in complex environments in the U.S., Italy, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kurdistan, Jordan, Pakistan, and Mexico. Click HERE to read more about Raffaele Di Giorgio…

Eric Konohia

BPIEric Konohia, president of BPI Security, LLC, brings over thirty years of experience in law enforcement and security services, offering executive protection, investigations, and security education/training services.  During his tenure with the Maryland State Police, which included narcotics investigations and road patrol, Mr. Konohia testified on countless occasions as an “Expert” witness in undercover operations.  He is an instructor for the State of Maryland’s “Top Gun” School for drug investigators.  He is the current assistant instructor for The MODAD Threat Management Solutions Executive Protection School and the former assistant instructor for the Basic Executive Protection course for Garda World and Andrews International (formerly Vance International). Click HERE to read more about Eric Konohia…

Benjamin Alozie

icongreenfinalBenjamin Alozie is the International Director of ICON Global and responsible for the development and implementation of ICON’s policies and procedures while working internationally.. Click HERE to read more about Benjamin Alozie…