Ken Young is the CEO of Edgeworth Security. Edgeworth Security is transforming the security industry with innovative solutions in Remote Guarding, Security Systems Integration, Executive Protection and Cyber Security. Edgeworth combines highly trained security experts, proprietary processes and innovative technology (with a focus on machine-learning and analytics) to achieve superior results and cost savings.
Due to Ken’s extensive background and expertise in the security arena, he regularly consults on the creation of innovative security solutions for all types of security concerns for high net worth individuals, celebrities, and dignitaries. Additionally, he works with individuals, companies and organizations across a number of industries to solve complex security issues and develop strategies to help manage and mitigate risk.
Before joining Edgeworth, Ken founded and served as Vice President of Valhalla Group Inc., providing security consulting for celebrities and high net worth individuals. While serving as Vice President of Valhalla Group, Ken directly provided security and logistics advising to a high net worth family.
Prior to founding Valhalla Group, Ken worked for Gavin De Becker and Associates as the head of close protection and security services serving an array of celebrities and high net worth individuals. Ken was responsible for protecting many of the world’s most influential people and enterprises.
Ken spent 21 years in the United States Marine Corps before entering the civilian sector. As a United States Marine, Ken served in Sana’a, Yemen; Delaram, Afghanistan; Kampala, Uganda; Paris, France; and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Ken also served as a member of the Marine One Security Detail and was an emergency action planner to the executive branch of the government under President George W. Bush. During his 21-year career, Ken received numerous accolades and awards and was the 2007 Marine Corps Athlete of the Year.