Matthias Wyss appointed as new CEO of Obligate

Obligate
2 min readApr 11, 2024

Obligate appoints Matthias Wyss as the new CEO, effective April 1st, 2024. Matthias has an extensive track record as an executive in technology scale-ups, and has previously led the international expansion of a leading Swiss FinTech for 5 years as well as spearheaded the growth trajectory of an award-winning web3 venture as their CEO. Matthias holds an MSc in Quantitative Finance from ETH Zurich and an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford.

Matthias will leverage his experience in building high-performing teams and building successful ventures to continue driving Obligate’s mission in its next phase of growth. As he puts it: “As we embark on this new chapter at Obligate, I am very excited to be working with a highly talented team on executing our mission to rewire the financial system and enable a truly efficient flow of capital”.

After co-founding and successfully positioning Obligate as the leading on-chain capital markets platform, Benedikt Schuppli, the former CEO, is focusing his efforts in the new role as Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) on strategic business development and investor relations, contributing with unwavering commitment to the building of a better financial system.

Benedikt expressed his trust and full support in Matthias’ leadership: “It’s an honor to welcome Matthias as the new CEO of Obligate. His clear strategic vision and proven leadership skills are exactly what Obligate needs as we embark on our next phase of growth scaling. Matthias is undoubtedly the right leader to bring our company, together with the co-founders and the entire team, into a bright and innovative future.”

This change marks a strategic milestone and initiates Obligate’s next phase of scaling. We look forward to a future of continued innovation and growth under Matthias’ leadership.

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Obligate

Obligate is an investment platform that enables investors to explore and invest in on-chain bonds in a regulated environment.