Alon Matas is the president of BetterHelp, Teladoc Health’s direct-to-consumer mental health service. He is responsible for the strategic direction, operations, growth, 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 BetterHelp’s 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 Force. He is also an advocate for the integration of people with special needs in technology companies.