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Andy Parham is CEO of Blue Holdings, a private equity group specializing in health and life sciences consumer engagement. Prior to founding Blue Holdings, Andy was the founder and CEO of Dātu Health, where he worked with health care providers to extend care models into people's everyday lives via a daily digital engagement platform. Dātu was named a finalist in the 2015 Mayo Clinic THINKBIG Innovations Challenge, a national competition for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas about transforming the future of health and health care. Before founding Dātu Heath, Andy was the CEO of Bick Group, a privately-held IT services firm. Under his leadership, the 50-year-old company achieved record profitability and shareholder value. At Bick, Andy led the company's expansion into health care data and strategy consulting services, forming close relationships with senior executives of health care providers nationally. Prior to joining Bick, Andy was a partner at VSA Partners, a firm that designs and activates brands in the modern world and serves globally leading companies, including Harley Davidson, IBM, Nike, Caterpillar, and GE. There, he moved from strategist to managing director to partner in less than five years. For ten years, Andy has co-hosted Forechange, a health thought leadership event that attracts CEOs from prominent health care firms and disruptive new entrants. He chairs the board of Jubilee Services, a non-profit organization that helps bridge African American men from prison to the middle class. He also co-leads an annual Homes of Hope mission in Ensenada, Mexico. Andy lives in St. Albans, Missouri, with his wife and five children. Andy is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.