Before starting medical school at the age of 29, Felix worked as manager at a IT-company. He wrote his PhD thesis at the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience on the role of the brain in obesity. Since 2012, he is paediatrician consultant at the OLVG-hospital in Amsterdam. Since 2016 he is Chief Medical Information Officer at OLVG. In 2015 he was founding member of the Dutch society of CMIO’s, and since 2017 he is board member of this society, focussing on innovation. He lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.