Felix is founder, chairman and CEO of Viridis Learning, an educational technology company aimed at connecting colleges, students, and employers to streamline entry into the workforce for students. A serial entrepreneur, Felix has started several companies, including Visionary Trade & Export, a venture he founded at age 20 that led to multimillion-dollar deals. He was also recently appointed to the board of directors for the New York City Technology Development Corporation and serves on the board of directors for the Osborne Foundation.
Previously, he was a member of the Obama-Biden transition team’s advisory group for international trade and economics and served on the campaign’s national finance committee council. In 2013, Felix served on the technology subcommittee of then-Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio in New York City. During the 2012 presidential campaign, hewas national co-chairman of Gen44, applying his entrepreneurial experience and energy to encouraging civic involvement among the younger generation.
Felix is a US Army vet and was a member of the 18th Airborne Corps and JAG Corps. He attended St. John’s University.
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