Felix Höger – Chairman of the Supervisory Board DE-CIX Group AG
Since 1 January 2018, Felix Höger has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the DE-CIX Group AG. In his preceding role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DE-CIX International AG, assumed at the beginning of 2013, he closely accompanied and successfully drove forward DE-CIX's global expansion.
Felix Höger is one of the industry's well-known pioneers and leaders of cloud computing in Germany. During the course of his traineeship in 1995, he founded the Internet Service Provider NDH, which he merged with the software manufacturer PIRONET in 2000 to become today's CANCOM PIRONET, and which he then further developed into a major German cloud provider. Following the sale of his shares in CANCOM SE and the successful merger of the company, Felix Höger was subsequently responsible as COO/CTO at QSC AG for the realignment and further development of the corporate group into a modern cloud service provider and for the operation of its entire ICT and cloud portfolio, a role he continued until 31 December 2017. Today, as a consulting partner, supervisory/advisory board member, and investor, Felix Höger supports small and medium-sized enterprises, in particular, in a diverse array of digital projects and investments – with such support spanning the design of business models through to successful establishment on the market.
In his functions as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DE-CIX Group AG and member of the management boards of both eco – Association of the Internet Industry and Eurocloud Deutschland, Felix Höger is closely affiliated with both the key players and the ongoing developments in the technology industry as a promoter and lobbyist.