Oren Frank founded the online therapy service called Talkspace in the year 2012. The company is headquartered in New York City. Users of the service can access the help of licensed therapists on their computers or on their mobiles both iOS and Android.
Oren Frank was raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. He later attended the Leicester Polytechnic in the UK, currently called De Montford University. He obtained the required qualifications at the institution to help him become an advertising executive. After graduating, Oren Frank worked in many well-known advertising companies including McCann Erickson WorldGroup, MRM and, EMEA. He was the chief executive officer of McCann WorldGroup for over five years.
Oren Frank launched Talkspace with the help of his wife Roni in 2012. His goal was to give access to therapy for all. Roni and Oren attended couple’s therapy and were impressed with the impact it had on strengthening their marriage. Their experience made them create Talkspace. They wanted everyone in need of help to have easy access to quality psychotherapy from licensed therapists to solve mental health issues.
Talkspace experienced immense growth after its launch and has attracted several investors to give it the necessary funding to improve services for users. Some of the investors include Norwest Venture Partners, Qumra Capital, Compound, Spark Capital and, Revolution Growth. The company has partnered with major healthcare companies including UnitedHealth Group, Magellan Health and, Aetna to make their website and app available for millions of customers across the globe.
Oren Frank’s innovative mental healthcare service Talkspace has helped millions of users with mental health issues connect and get the benefit of online sessions with licensed therapists. Oren Frank believes that the secret of success is by keeping priorities in view every day. He refuses to get distracted by urgent or routine tasks and stays focused on the most important tasks of the day. He believes that he is productive because he minimizes time spent on the social media.
Oren Frank created Talkspace to help users connect with qualified therapists. These licensed online therapists help them make essential and positive changes for a happier life.