Erik Prince is the founder and former chairman of Xe Services, formerly Blackwater Worldwide until 2009. He stepped down from its board in 2009 and later moved to Abu Dhabi where he set up another security company Reflex Responses in 2010.
Prince is now chairman of the Hong Kong-listed Frontier Services Group, which operates in Africa and provides 'innovative, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to [clients] logistical, infrastructure, transport, and supply chain challenges'. 
- RightWeb, Erik Prince
- Guy Adams, 'Prince of Mercenaries' who wreaked havoc in Iraq turns up in Somalia, Independent, 22 January 2011.
- Mark Mazzetti and Emily B. Hager, Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder, New York Times, 14 May 2011.
- Right Web Erik Prince 2nd aug 2010, accessed 11 January 2010
- Christopher Brauchli, Warriors of the Private Sector: Haunted by Blackwater, Counterpunch, Weekend edition 2 November 2014, accessed same day,