As senior vice president and general counsel of Trend Micro's global legal department, Felix leads a team with legal oversight responsibility for corporate governance, compliance, product development, channels, sales, human resources, business operations, and all other legal matters for Trend Micro and its global subsidiaries. In addition, he serves as Chairman of Trend's Global Policy Committee, and as Site Executive for Trend's North America headquarters. Felix also enjoys working on strategic and operational challenges, and leads various cross-functional initiatives to optimize business processes and support the SaaS business model.
Prior to joining Trend Micro, Felix was a vice president and AGC at VeriSign. He had previously been a member of the Yahoo! legal team, after starting his legal career in the litigation and technology transaction groups of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, a premier technology law firm. Before law school, he studied cognitive science and human factors engineering in graduate school and worked in the Flight Human Factors Division at the NASA-Ames Research Center.
Felix holds a juris doctor degree from the University of California at Davis, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the King Hall Advocate and the Western U.S. A.B.A. moot court champion. He also holds a bachelor's degree (with honors) from the University of California at Santa Cruz.