Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN)
Jeff Livesay joined MiHIN as its Associate Director in November 2011 and oversees the operations of
MiHIN. Additionally Jeff serves as Co-chair of the MiHIN Operations Advisory Committee (MOAC) and in
early 2012 initiated MiHIN’s Security and Privacy Working Group at the urging of MDCH leadership,
ultimately resulting in recommendations to improve statewide healthcare information security for the
HIT Commission and Governor Snyder’s Cyber Initiative. Jeff also represents Michigan on the Governing
Board of the National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) and actively participates in the Michigan
Healthcare Cybersecurity Council (MHCC). In addition Jeff serves on the Michigan Department of
Community Health Standard Consent Working Group.
Jeff is presently the President and CEO of Execution LLC, a Delaware company dedicated to assisting
companies execute their business plans. Previously, Jeff was the President and CEO of Garrett and
Graysen Holdings and prior to that was Chief Operating Officer for Absoft Corporation, a leading
manufacturer of high-performance and super-computing software.
From 1998 to 2002, Jeff was the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Wellogix Inc., the first Internet-based
company for upstream oil and gas and which provided Software-as- a-Service (SaaS) starting in 1999. As
President and CEO of A.J. GoodWare, Jeff’s team of consultants developed and deployed the first
Internet-based broadband-on- demand service in 1995 ultimately leading to a $3 billion investment by
Sprint. Jeff spent 5 years at The MITRE Corporation working on classified projects for the Secretary of
the Army and the Vice-Chief of Staff of the Army involving the combination of GPS, GIS, and artificial
intelligence to track combat assets and winning Program Achievement awards for the “SmartMaps”
Prior to his DOD work Jeff was employed by IBM Corporation while attending graduate school at North
Carolina State University studying Artificial Intelligence. In 1984, Jeff received a B.S. in
Engineering/Computer Science from Michigan State University, where in 1981 Jeff presented his first
lecture on Computer Security and also studied under both parents of Google co-founder Larry Page.