Donato J. Tramuto is the CEO of Tivity Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: TVTY), a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs, with strong capabilities in developing and managing network solutions in health care. A recognized innovator and industry leader, he has more than 35 years of health care experience, a deep commitment to global health care access, a steadfast focus on patient outcomes and a keen understanding of digital solutions.
In less than a year after being named Tivity Health’s CEO, Tramuto executed a turnaround of the company’s performance by harnessing the lessons he learned through various adversities and “bulldozer” moments and engineered a creative sale of one of the company’s non–performing divisions, adding nearly $1 billion of valuation to the company. In 2008, Tramuto founded Physicians Interactive Holdings (now known as Aptus Health), a global provider of insight-driven digital engagement solutions for health care professionals and consumers. There he served as CEO and chairman prior to joining Tivity Health, Inc.
In 2011, Tramuto founded Health eVillages, a nonprofit 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 health care goals.
Tramuto has been widely recognized for his more than three-decade commitment to social change and health care innovation. In 2014, he was honored alongside Hillary Clinton, Robert DeNiro and Tony Bennett, with the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award. He is a 2017 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Embracing the Legacy Award, which recognizes individuals who have worked tirelessly to better the lives of children and their families. In 2015, Tramuto received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the College of Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and in 2017, he received an honorary doctorate of science from Thomas Jefferson University. Donato Tramuto is a three-time PharmaVOICE 100 most inspirational leader honoree and a recipient of the PharmaVOICE Red Jacket Award, which recognizes individuals in the life sciences field for innovative and motivational approaches to addressing industry challenges. He was honored in 2012 as one of the most innovative people in Massachusetts.
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 Health Care Leadership Board and the board of directors for Sharecare, Inc. In 2016, he was appointed to the board of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, where he serves as chairman of the leadership council. Tramuto is also chairman of the board of Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Europe.
Tramuto is the author of “Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business,” a Hamilton Press publication.