Henri Littunen named CEO of Tesseract

July 2023


Henri Littunen named CEO of Tesseract

We are thrilled to announce a significant transition in leadership at Tesseract. As we continue to pave the way for innovation and growth in the dynamic world of digital asset finance, we are proud to introduce a new era of leadership that will steer our company to even greater heights.

Henri Littunen: From Chief Risk Officer to CEO

It is with immense pleasure that we announce the nomination of Henri Littunen as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tesseract. Henri has been an integral part of our journey, having previously served as our Chief Risk Officer. With a deep understanding of the crypto landscape and an unwavering commitment to our company’s mission, Henri is the ideal leader to guide us through the evolving challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Henri’s strategic acumen, dedication to compliance and risk management, and forward-thinking mindset make him a natural fit for this pivotal role.

Former CEO’s Transition: A New Chapter Begins

Yichen Wu, the founder and former CEO of Tesseract, who has been instrumental in shaping our vision and driving our success, will be taking on a new role within the company. In his capacity as the Head of Expansion, Yichen will continue to harness their entrepreneurial spirit and visionary leadership to spearhead our global growth initiatives. Yichen’s continued involvement ensures a seamless transition and a unified vision as we embark on this exciting journey.This strategic realignment of leadership underscores our commitment to innovation, growth, and excellence. We are confident that under Henri Littunen’s leadership, and with the guidance of our founder in his new capacity, Tesseract will continue to thrive and redifine digital asset finance.

Stay tuned for more updates as we embark on this thrilling chapter together. Thank you for being part of our journey and for your unwavering support.

About Tesseract

Tesseract is a Finland FSA-regulated digital asset innovator lending company headquartered in Helsinki, providing yield-generating solutions to institutional clients, such as cryptocurrency trading platforms and custodians, globally. Our plug’n’play yield platform, Earn API by Tesseract, enables partners to automatically offer their customers a full suite of crypto financial products tailored to specific risk strategies. 

Since our founding in 2017, we have a track record of rigorous risk management, innovation, and profitable growth. In June 2021, we raised a 25 MUSD Series A to supplement our scaling up.

We are recruiting and are always excited about meeting new talent. Learn more at https://tesseractinvestment.com/.