Chad Kohalyk

chad ko•ha•lyk [ tʃad kə'hôlik ]

Reader, writer, technologist, theoretical magician.
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Co-founder at Predicative. Former product developer for Syndicate Theory.

Offline you can meet me at #LeanCoffeeKL, #devKL or at OKDG.

Online you can find me on all of the networks above. You can get in touch with me at any of those places, or even send me an email. Here is my public key

As much as possible, I try to spend time on my blog. I also have a partially defunct blog on space exploration financing at Above Orbit. I have been distracted by technology criticism over the past few years.

I support the Whitecaps, Spurs, and Grampus.


Lived in Vancouver, Kyoto, Kingston and Nagoya. Travelled throughout Asia, from Far East to Far West.

Schooled at UBC, Rits and RMC. Here you can read some of my academic work. I have a couple of published works including a couple of chapters in a book on military theory.

Worked in education, public relations and tech sectors. Spent 5 years at Apple. Am a product guy, concerned with giving customers the best experience. Done web strategy, PR, brand consulting, workflow consulting, information management and polishing custom application interfaces. I have made many websites and consulted on many more. Prior to my startup career I produced the Lining Things Up podcast.

Trained at the Shofukan, Purebred and Alive.


Always looking for opportunities to work on projects growing the tech industry in BC. After years of bouncing back and forth between Japan and Canada, we have settled down in Kelowna, BC... for now. Who knows where we will end up next?