Jake Livesay’s career began at ORNL in accelerator-based nuclear physics and nuclear non-proliferation. His interest in commercializing IP developed by his project team led him into the private sector. Livesay is the founder and CTO of IB3 Global Solutions, a nuclear security firm based in Oak Ridge. He holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Ph.D. in applied physics from the Colorado School of Mines.