was created with the goal of providing Alexander G. Chamandy’s personal views and opinions on select topics and developments.

Alexander is a lifelong Arlingtonian, IT professional and entrepreneur with over 24 years of professional experience. He is passionate about technology and enjoys working with people, but his greatest love is solving problems. Alexander’s unique and deep skill set allows him to lead or assist with a variety of projects.

He founded, operates and is a managing member at Envescent, LLC.

Alex Chamandy at the Arlington Chamber

Alexander’s passion for technology runs deep. He was given a Commodore 64/128 when he was five years old as a birthday present. From there he began teaching himself BASIC so he could program video games.

Starting in the information technology industry as a teenager in 1995 performing technical support and later network administration, Alexander founded Envescent in early 1999.  From then he has remained closely involved with its operation and direction.

Alexander is passionate about open source software and is an advocate of FreeBSD and Linux. Envescent uses FreeBSD and recommends the open source operating system to its clients.  Envescent regularly donates a portion of its profits to open source software initiatives as well.

In addition, strong interests in health, culinary arts, politics, nature, the environment, sustainability, science, economics and markets keep Alexander busy.

During his somewhat limited free time, he actively researches macroeconomics, geopolitics, various asset classes and keeps up with current events.  He operates web site to provide his analysis and views on global trends and what they signify from a financial perspective.

In summary, Alexander is a driven information technology professional with a variety of personal interests and projects.

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