About Us

Purpose Statement
We are driven to empower 21st-century learners to transform themselves and their worlds by eliminating the barriers of access to the world’s knowledge.

Mission
We empower individuals and organizations to lower the cost of education by providing Open Educational Resources along with the tools and expertise to effectively implement and manage them.

Wholly Chao is a veteran owned company based out of Bremerton, Washington.  We are driven to empower 21st Century learners.  With over 40 years of IT infrastructure, learning and development, and management experience, we offer a unique perspective in the Open Educational Resource space.

Our consultants will help you and your organization quickly adopt Open Education Resources.  From kickoff to adoption we engage with your administration, faculty, staff, and students to help reduce the total cost of education for your students while growing the academic freedom for your faculty.

Wholly Chao Leadership Team

Tom Jacobs, CEO
BSBA Computer Information Systems, MBA Management of Technology, PhD Candidate Education Technology
Tom geeks out on the confluence of People, Process, and Technology, particularly in the open ecosystem.

Ken Matthews, CTO
BS Information Technology, MS Information Technology
Ken gets fired up about systems security, networking, and computer systems.