Alon received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He worked at the Fermilab accelerator, partnering with collaborators from all over the world to search for new and exotic particles. Alon has spent many years tutoring both math and physics off and on since college. His career has also involved being an instructor and director at Mathnasium, an after-school supplementary learning center specializing in math. He is passionate about working with students to expand their knowledge and to build their confidence and enthusiasm. While not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and 1 year old daughter. His other hobbies include traveling, dancing lindy hop, and kayaking.