Jeff Grass

Jeff Grass WG99

Executive Chairman, LiveSafe Inc.; President and CEO, buySAFE Inc.

Jeff Grass is the executive chairman of LiveSafe, whose mobile app and software-as-a-service are aimed at revolutionizing public safety at both schools and communities across the country. Jeff is also the president and CEO of buySAFE Inc., a $35 million, VC-backed e-commerce trust company that provides guaranteed shopping programs for online merchants and buyers. Jeff co-founded PayMyBills.com in 1998, which grew to more than 200 people prior to its sale for $67 million. Previously, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Co., an EIR Professor at James Madison University and a regional manager for the Travelers Group’s bond underwriting organization. Jeff serves on the board of James Madison Innovations Inc. and on the executive committee of YPO’s chapter in Washington, D.C. He is also currently an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at Wharton and a mentor for Acceleprise Ventures. Jeff earned his MBA from Wharton and a BBA from James Madison University.

  • Flip the Campus Safety Equation

    Colleges are very aware of campus safety issues, but all communities should flip the safety equation and focus on collective security and responsibility.

  • Creating a Campus Safety Culture

    Traditional methods of ensuring campus safety only go so far. What’s needed is similar technology and engagement as put into attracting and...

  • From Bystanding to Standing up

    The college setting is the ideal place to instill personal responsibility and overcome inaction connected with the “bystander effect.”

  • Crowdsourcing Our Safety

    How mobile apps will redefine public safety in the U.S.

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