Alexi Robichaux, Co-founder & CEO BetterUp

Co-founder & CEO
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Recognized as a leadership and development innovator, Alexi is the co-founder and CEO of BetterUp, the first leadership development platform to connect coaching to sustainable behavior change. As CEO, Alexi leads BetterUp on its mission to enable all professionals to live with greater clarity, purpose, and passion.

Prior to BetterUp, Alexi was Director of Product Management at VMware. He led product and design teams to build enterprise collaboration software that earned Gartner’s “best in class” distinction. He also witnessed the changing relationship between employees and employers that’ll be key to future human flourishing and innovation.

Alexi is Chairman of Youth Leadership America (YLA), a nonprofit he co-founded in 2003, to foster peer-to-peer leadership development and civic engagement in high school students. YLA has collaborated with leading companies including Disney, Google, and Hilton Hotels to coach and mentor future leaders.

Alexi holds a B.A. in political science and non-profit management with summa cum laude distinction from the University of Southern California.

Latest Posts by Alexi Robichaux, Co-founder & CEO BetterUp
6 min read | September 24, 2021

Whether you're a professional athlete or a professional, you need a coach

Coaching is uniquely suited to develop people's abilities to support their own continuous learning and growth over a career. Read More
Leadership & Management
26 min read | September 20, 2021

What is Inner Work™? It’s the key to being a better leader

Inner Work is the practice of looking inward to your authentic self. It can help you be a more effective leader and be the secret sauce to your success. Read More
Company Announcements
6 min read | September 17, 2021

BetterUp scales human impact with acquisition of Motive and Impraise

The inventor of virtual coaching acquires advanced technology companies, Motive and Impraise, harnessing the combination of tech and human insight to help people maximize... Read More
Well-being
13 min read | June 23, 2021

An entrepreneur's greatest asset is wellness. Here are 5 ways to protect yours.

Mental fitness and well-being -- key building blocks of sustained performance -- enable you to stay optimistic and help your teams stay energized. Read More
Employee Experience
8 min read | May 3, 2021

1 out of 4 of your employees feel they don't fit in. Here's why that matters, and what to do about it.

1 in 4 of your employees feel they don't fit in. Learn why employees with a high sense of belonging have higher levels of satisfaction and engagement at work. Read More
Leadership & Management
8 min read | April 28, 2021

Leading people as people, a conversation with Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall is a big believer in people-first leadership, but as she explained to me recently, before she could help her team bring all of themselves... Read More
Leadership & Management
8 min read | April 1, 2021

Looking inward can make you a better leader

Change starts from the inside. To be a better leader in 2021, look inward and incorporate Inner Work into your daily routine. Read More
Well-being
11 min read | February 25, 2021

Building the platform for human growth

BetterUp co-founder and CEO, Alexi Robichaux, shares the company's latest $125M Series D funding news and its progress on building a platform for human growth. Read More
Mental Fitness
7 min read | January 28, 2021

Mental fitness tips from NBA All-Star, Pau Gasol

Top performing athletes know that a strong, healthy mind is just as important as a strong, healthy body. Pau Gasol, NBA All-Star and BetterUp’s newest investor and strategic... Read More
Well-being
8 min read | December 21, 2020

5 tips to build mental fitness within your teams

Many leaders understand that improving their employees’ mental health is good for their people’s well-being and their business. Unfortunately, they often get the definition... Read More
Leadership & Management
6 min read | October 13, 2020

The key to a more resilient organization is more resilient teams

It’s time for companies to act, not simply react to unexpected crises. To prepare, organizations must cultivate resilience. Read More
Well-being
6 min read | October 12, 2020

Measuring the impact of coaching for frontline healthcare workers and educators

Earlier this year we provided free access to the BetterUp platform to hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers and educators. Since the launch of the program we have heard... Read More
Mental Fitness
9 min read | October 11, 2020

It’s time for a complete reframe on mental health

It’s time for a complete reframe on mental health. It begins with a shift towards a growth-oriented solution that can help every person thrive. Read More
Leadership & Management
5 min read | October 8, 2020

3 Reasons investing in employee resilience pays off

A new study shows how resilience boosts your bottom line. Plus, three questions to ask yourself about resilience. Read More