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Alex Lavidge

Alex Lavidge

Business Development Manager at Variable, Inc., maker of the NODE+ wireless sensor platform for smart devices. CNN Money called the device the "coolest gizmo" at 2013 CES.

Website: http://www.facebook.com/alexlavidge
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Member since August 02, 2010
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I'm passionate about the possibilities for wireless sensors, my fiancée, and the outdoors! In my spare time we try to relax at the house in Cashiers, NC. Quote_down
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Fund Manager, Business Development Manager

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Alex Lavidge is the Founding Manager of the Wireless Sensors High Growth Fund LLC headquartered in Knoxville, TN. Lavidge also serves as a Business Development Manager at Variable, Inc., maker of the NODE wireless sensor platform for smart devices. CNN Money called the device the "coolest gizmo" at 2013 CES, the largest consumer electronics trade show in the world.

Since returning to his hometown from Silicon Valley in 2008, Lavidge has helped spur a plethora of initiatives and community-building events for entrepreneurs, young professionals and creatives throughout the region: TEDxKnoxville, 48 Hour Launch, Envision Knoxville, Knoxville Twestival, Creative Mixed Use Symposium, InnovativeKnoxville.com, Lunch 2.0, Knoxville Overground, Young Professional Mayoral Debate & Political Symposium, CoworkingKnoxville, Entrepreneurial Imperative 2011, and several others. 

In May 2011, Fast Company magazine showcased his community leadership as an example of a "brilliant urbanite helping to build the cities of America's future."

Lavidge serves on the board of Ijams Nature Center, as an Advisor to the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, and as a frequent guest speaker for regional universities, entrepreneurship conferences and various professional associations.