Ira A. Lipman

Ira A. Lipman
Ira A. Lipman
Founder, CEO and Chairman, Guardsmark

Ira A. Lipman founded Guardsmark, a privately held security services company, in 1963. He is the company’s Chief Executive Officer and owner. Currently, Guardsmark operates 157 branch offices in the United States of America, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom and serves organisations in more than 400 cities. Mr. Lipman has written for the public on a wide range of security topics and contributes regularly to the professional literature of the security field. In 2004, Mr. Lipman received the Dean's Medal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he serves as a member of the Board of Overseers. He has served on the boards of more than 55 organisations and holds membership in numerous others.