Wade Chandler

Chief Architect

“We’re so close, it’s awkward.”

Mr. Chandler joined Lirio in January of 2018 and currently serves as Chief Architect. He is responsible for driving product and technology alignment with the company vision, architecture strategy and design including security and infrastructure, technology choices, and technical standards.

Mr. Chandler has over 10 years of experience building and managing large full-stack engineering teams and over 25 years architecting and building systems for health, defense, government, and media. He developed a large-scale SaaS system for disease management/case management and alerting. Mr. Chandler also built an information exchange for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. He is an inventor on media patents for a non-linear content management and delivery system and a hierarchical cloud storage management system.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/wade-chandler


Fun Facts:

Favorite musicians include: Classical stuff like Vivaldi; Soundgarden, Nirvana, Bob Dylan…

Favorite thing as a child: I was pretty eclectic. Skateboarding, video games, He-Man, blowing up GI Joe figures with a pellet gun. I had a lot of Transformers and He-Men.

Special hobbies/interests: I like hot stuff like peppers. I also like to go to the mountains and different things. Stream exploring is fun… catching crawdads.

About coding: It’s kind of like a hobby and a career; self-taught as a kid.

Location: Wade is a Knoxville area native from Jefferson County.

Other: I have three girls … I’m horrible at braiding. I do ponytails—that’s my expertise.

Wade has contributed to the NetBeans IDE and Rich Client Platform (RCP) for over 15 years. He has also contributed to Apache Tomcat, JasperReport Tools, SwingX, and other OSS projects.