Felix Ling serves an analyst-type role for equities and the economy as part of a wealth management team for UBS Financial Services. Previously, he worked as an economics lecturer for San Jose State University, a content developer for Macmillan Learning, and a content lead for Sapling Learning. He has a master's in applied economics from San Jose State University and a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley.
Felix serves on the boards of Californians for Electoral Reform (CfER) and ProRep Coalition, serving ProRep Coalition as Treasurer and CfER as Chief Financial Officer, both since 2022. He serves as the Social Media Manager for the California Ranked Choice Voting Coalition (CalRCV) ever since its launch in 2021, and he also served as co-chair of the Libertarian Party’s Alternative Voting Committee in 2021.
He has been a registered Libertarian since 2020, and before that, he was a registered Republican for over twenty years. Although not a trained political scientist, he is an avid reader of political science research, particularly within comparative politics. His wife is a trained classical singer with a master's in music composition who is an avid reader of musicology research. They are raising two boys in Orange County, California.
In his spare time, he loves to play the guitar, piano, and drums, perfecting his jump shot, using R for data science, and making people laugh.