OUR MISSION

Provide Efficient, Scalable Technology Solutions That Elevate Humanity.

OUR TEAM

JOSH KNUTSON

CEO / CO-FOUNDER

Josh was born and raised in Denton, TX. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2012 from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s degree in Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine in 2015. After graduation Josh and his wife moved to San Diego where Josh worked as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist until 2017. In an effort to make a larger impact on the systemic issues that affected each of his patients, Josh left his career as a therapist and set out as an entrepreneur, focused on building solutions that would elevate humanity. Josh and his wife moved back home to Texas, and started their first business, Thrive Child Development in Denton, where they taught emotional intelligence skills to children 6 months – 4 years. Josh co-founded Rhithm with one goal: to bring SEL & EQ to the larger education system and to positively impact the lives of as many students and teachers as possible.

JAKE GANON

COO / CO-FOUNDER

Jake was born and raised in Denton, TX. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from Auburn University in 2012, and began working in the IT staffing and project management fields with industry leader Insight Global for three years. In 2017, Jake co-founded SocietyMethod, a custom web development services company focusing on enterprise clients with sensitive needs for data analytics, reporting and user experience. Jake and Josh re-united in January of 2019 with a passion for leveraging technology as a positive agent for change, with Rhithm being their first endeavor as a team. Jake co-founded Rhithm with one goal: to bring SEL & EQ to the larger education system and to positively impact the lives of as many students and teachers as possible.

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