Alon Matas is the president of BetterHelp, the direct-to-consumer mental health service by Teladoc Health. He is responsible for strategic direction, business growth, service operations, partnerships and product development.
Mr. Matas brings 20 years of experience in starting and scaling consumer ventures that touch the lives of millions of people around the globe. He founded BetterHelp after realizing how connecting with a professional therapist can be difficult, expensive and inaccessible. Under his direction, BetterHelp has grown to become the world’s largest online counseling platform.
Mr. Matas joined Teladoc Health with the BetterHelp acquisition in 2015. Prior to founding BetterHelp, he founded MemoryOf and Billy.com. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial career, Mr. Matas was leading product development and strategy for startups, enterprises and the Israeli Defense Forces. He is also an advocate for the integration of people with special needs in technology companies.