Founder and pragmatic polymath.
Envescent was founded in 1999 by lifelong Arlington, Virginia resident Alexander G. Chamandy. Alexander is an IT professional with over 20 years of 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.
Starting in the local information technology industry in 1995, Alexander founded his first business in 1999. From then he has remained 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, sustainability, science, economics and markets keep Alexander busy. In his free time, he actively researches macroeconomics, geopolitics, various asset classes and keeps up with current events. He operates MooTrades.com web site to provide his analysis and views on global trends and what they signify from a financial perspective.
Alexander in the news:
- Linux.com – Not better, just different (from October, 2000)