As chief executive officer of Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY), Donato J. Tramuto brings more than 35 years of healthcare experience as a recognized innovator and industry leader, with a  deep commitment to global healthcare access, a steadfast focus on patient outcomes and a keen understanding of digital solutions.

Tramuto joined Healthways’ board in 2013 and became chairman in 2014. In 2008, he founded Physicians Interactive Holdings (now Aptus Health), a global provider of insight-driven digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, where he served as CEO and chairman prior to joining Tivity Health (formerly Healthways.)

In 2011, Tramuto founded Health eVillages, a non-profit organization which provides state-of-the-art mobile health technology in the most challenging clinical environments. He is also the chairman and founder of the Tramuto Foundation, which helps individuals and organizations achieve their educational and healthcare goals.

Tramuto has been widely recognized for his more than three decade commitment to social change. In 2014, he was honored alongside Hillary Clinton, Robert DeNiro, and Tony Bennett, with the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award. In 2015, he received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the College of Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Tramuto serves on several executive leadership boards, including the board of the Boston University School of Public Health, the Livongo Health Foundation, the Brown University Healthcare Leadership Board, and the board of Safe Harbor Compliance and Clinical Development. In 2016, he was appointed to the board of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. He is also chairman of the board of Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights Europe.

Tramuto, along with Chris Black, is the author of Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business, a Hamilton Press publication, published in 2016.