Chris Olin

Chris is a co-founder of the Kataly Foundation and currently serves as a board member, as well as a collaborator with the Mindfulness and Healing Justice program area.

Chris grew up in Chicago, moved west for college where he studied economics, and spent a decade working in software startups. In partnership with family members, he coordinated the strategic planning, creation, and staffing of a new family business office, Tao Capital Partners. Chris served on the board of the Center for Environmental Health in Oakland for six years including two years as board chair.

Chris’ current focus is on creating governance and operational systems that shift wealth and power to members of the communities with whom Kataly seeks to partner.

Chris loves jogs in the park, hikes in the woods, yoga and meditation anywhere, and fixing anything that needs fixing.