Legacy Point Advisors, LLC was formed by Dr. Mike Felix in 2018 to advise emerging companies on strategy, culture, hiring and employee engagement, and to mentor executives to realize their full potential as leaders. With more than 40 years' experience in technology companies, Dr. Felix was one of the founding employees at Sprint, led several venture-capital backed start-ups and turn-arounds, and most recently led several key divisions at AT&T. He began his career as a radio and telephone systems engineer.
In his operational roles at AT&T, Mike lived out his commitment to diversity by developing a curriculum for and investing time in formal mentoring relationships where he coached emerging leaders from all walks of life. Having personally mentored more than 100 aspiring and emerging leaders, Dr. Felix continues to be called on as a guest speaker to mentoring circles and other employee resource events. He also served as an executive sponsor for the field-services leadership training program at AT&T, where he regularly spoke to classes on developing authentic and effective leadership styles.
Since the late 1980s, Dr. Felix has served on the boards of more than 15 for-profit and non-profit organizations, including: four technology companies, a state-owned investment bank, a major university foundation, a private venture-capital firm, a public policy forum for the Arctic, and four national non-profit organizations. Mike is currently advising four start-up/ early-stage companies.
Dr. Felix holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida and a Ph.D. in media psychology from Fielding Graduate University.