April 28, 2016
Vice President, Health Plan Solution Strategy and Innovation, NTT DATA Services
Andy Arends is Vice President, Health Plan Solution Strategy & Innovation at NTT DATA Services. In his role, Andy leads and supports a multi-disciplinary team with a simple mission: developing leading-edge digital solutions for health insurers to improve member and provider engagement—both today and in the future. His experience includes health plan and health exchange strategy and consulting, core administration systems/operations, and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS). He also has deep health care reform and Medicaid content knowledge, including public policy development experience. Andy holds an MBA from UCLA-Anderson, an M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard College. Raised on a farm in central Iowa, Andy now lives in suburban Chicago with his family.