Arthi Krishnaswami, FOunder & CEO

L. Arthi Krishnaswami, Founder and CEO, is an information designer and visualization expert. Arthi has worked with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Education’s MyData initiative to develop prototypes to demonstrate how a trust framework for the exchange of personal student data can drive positive educational outcomes. While at the College Board, Arthi led user-centered redesigns of applications for the SAT, PSAT, and other College Board programs used by millions of students each year. Arthi’s work has been published by Oxford University Press, NOVA Science publishers, the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and others. Arthi received her A.B. in Public Policy from Brown and her Master of Design in Communication Planning and Information Design from Carnegie Mellon.

RyeCatcher Education Team

Ralph Hockens, Operations

Steven Lam. Director of Growth and Partnerships

Arun Krishnaswami, Customer Care, Software Quality Assurance

Maya, Mascot

Extended Team

Ashley Deal, Dezudio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HappyFunCorp, Software Engineering, Brooklyn, New York




Special Education

James Aycock, Grizzlies Prep

Vanessa Murrieta, Gates Foundation

Sue Shalvey, Special Education Advisor (formerly Aspire Public Schools)


Student Support

Chantavia Burton, J.D., Tennessee Achievement School District

John McDevitt, Director of Counseling Services, The Hun School of Princeton

Ansel Sanders, Ed.L.D, Public Education Partners



Dr. Sarah Brasiel, Utah State University




Achievement School District

Aspire Public Schools

Frayser Community Schools

Grizzlies Prep

Meeting Street Schools

ProUnitas Inc.

Seeding Success