Felix is an entrepreneur, born in Bavaria. He founded his first startup while in college in San Francisco, CA in early 1998. He gained extensive experience building teams, businesses, and scaling up. From 2010 Felix spent eight years in high profile management positions in publicly traded companies. Before joining Rigeto as an Industry Partner, he was a Managing Director for REPLY in Germany.
Besides a computer engineering degree from San Jose State University, he also holds an MBA degree from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, where he concentrated on entrepreneurship and strategy. Felix likes to learn, so he takes every opportunity to do so. Since 2015 Felix is a member of YPO, and from 2017 to 2019 he served on the board of YPO Munich as the Education Officer.
In his role as co-founder and advisory board chairman, Felix is responsible for growing the boutique network. Being the techie on the board, he enjoys talking to businesspeople and techie founders alike. As an angel investor, he focuses on technology and companies that create better privacy, and actively supports founders from underrepresented groups.
In his spare time, you most likely find him skiing, biking, or sailing, and spending time with his wife and son.