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Ben Forrest is the founder and CEO of Olio. He has a passion for creative problem-solving and effectively creates and sets the vision for product development and future innovation at Olio. Before Olio, Forrest was the founder of Episode 360 and its consulting products, aligning acute and post-acute healthcare partners to better serve local geographies. This consulting product spawned Forrest’s interest in creating the Olio platform, enabling him and his team to gain essential knowledge of the market and the conditions necessary for success. These learned principles have been embedded in Olio.

Forrest has served several roles in healthcare prior to his leadership in the Company. He spent 13 years in the medical device business, performing various positions within the sales and marketing channel for Stryker Corporation, Baxter Healthcare, and Medtronic. Forrest also served as Vice President of Press Medical, LLC., which is the Indiana distributor for Stryker Spine. Forrest is a graduate of Indiana University. He lives in Westfield, IN, with his wife Lindsay and their two kids, Mack and Milly.