Oren Frank: Co-founder and Chief Executive of TalkSpace


Oren Frank is the co-founder of Talkspace, where he also acts as the Chief Executive. Talkspace is a leading online therapy platform that helps clients connect directly with qualified and licensed therapists. It has enabled people to access therapy services conveniently and at affordable prices across the world. At a time when mental health is known to be on the rise, Talkspace has been of great benefit to individuals seeking to better their mental health. The platform is popular in offering world-class mental health services and has considerably improved convenience and effectiveness. To date, under Oren Frank’s leadership, the company has assisted over 500,000 people in connecting with authorized therapists.

In an interview, when Franked asked about the backstory that inspired Talkspace, he said it was an inspiration after they had a relationship crisis with his spouse. They visited a couple of therapists where they had a life-changing experiencing. Their relationship was healed, and after that, they married, and together, they have two daughters. He was motivated and continued with providing therapy services; later, his wife quit her career to study a psychology course. Previously, Frank worked at an advertising and marketing company. However, he left because he was searching for something that could align with his beliefs, which was therapy accessibility.

Frank said he needed a career that was more valuable and meaningful. Before establishing Talkspace, Oren served many subsidiaries in different capacities, at McCann Worldgroup, which is an international marketing company. In November 2001 – November 2007, he worked at McCann Erickson. He later joined EMEA, in London where he served as the regional director for creativity. Later in 2003, Frank received a promotion to work as the CEO, Worldgroup in Israel, which saw him move to Tel Aviv in Israel. While working at Worldgroup as CEO, he also acted as the chairman at McCann Digital.

In 2008, Oren relocated to New York to work for MRM Worldwide as the Chief International Creative Officer. Frank has also contributed to HuffPost, which is an American blog that focuses on opinions and news that provide both local and global news. One of the articles he did included The Worlds’ Destroyer, which was published in November 2017. Frank has also written articles for the Talkspace blog, most of which are geared towards addressing the issue of mental health. Oren Frank has been very instrumental in ensuring that individuals maintain high levels of mental health at all times. Connect: https://twitter.com/orenfrank?lang=en

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