Meet the team

Shawn Mercer

Shawn is Senior Consultant with twenty-plus years of finance experience working in banking, insurance, telecommunications, and public sector. Shawn draws on his financial modelling and Quantrix knowledge to assist customers with their business planning and modelling requirements.

Péter Somogyi

Peter is Tesser’s Engineering Director, he has an MSc in Economics
and in Computer Sciences. He has twenty years of experience in
designing and managing the development of innovative thin client solutions and system integration related to a variety of complex business processes. Peter also has extensive experience in website optimization and web marketing.

Gábor Kunszt

Gabor is the Chief Software Architect of Tesser, he has an MSc in
Computer Sciences. He has twenty years of experience in web development.
Prior to Tesser, Gabor gained extensive experience in healthcare
related software development. His areas of expertise include scripting languages, compiled programming languages as well as relational and NoSQL databases. Gabor also teaches Programming at Budapest Metropolitan University.

Chris Houle

Chris Houle is CEO of Tesser, provider of business modeling consulting services and innovative cloud-based solutions. He has more than twenty years of senior management experience. Prior to founding Tesser, he was co-founder and CEO of Quantrix, a business modeling and analytics software company.

Valerie Grenier

As Senior Consultant, Valerie helps customers build and deploy effective business models and get the most value from their modeling solutions. She has over fifteen years experience in finance and accounting  and is an expert Quantrix modeler. Prior to Tesser, she was Professional Services Lead at Quantrix.

Els Scholten

Els is Business Development Director and co-founder of Tesser. She has more than fifteen years of international business experience in Business Development, Partner & Account Management, Communications, Public Relations and Event Management. Prior to Tesser, she was Global Partner Manager at IDBS and Quantrix.