Michael Julian has worked in the investigations and security profession since 1985 when he began his professional career by specializing in surveillance operations. He was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Scholastic Order for academic excellence as an Administration of Justice major in college.
After joining the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) in 1995 he served on multiple committees and held several officer positions before becoming President for two terms in 2012. He regularly teaches courses on business, technology, locates, asset discovery, and basic, intermediate and advanced surveillance techniques, as well as executive protection. He attended the Executive Protection Institute and Executive Security International.
His company, founded by his father in 1967, has provided executive and asset protection services to corporate executives, celebrities, natural and man-made disaster victims and person’s at risk, and investigative services to the corporate and private sector for five decades. He is a certified Personal Protection Specialist, is a Certified Professional Investigator, and is one of less than 50 Certified Security Professionals in California.
Michael created the A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Survival program and now teaches active shooter survival throughout the US. His book, 10 Minutes to Live: Surviving an Active Shooter Using A.L.I.V.E., was published in January 2018.