Knud Poulsen

Software developer, hardware hacker, DevOps & Automation
Born: July 15, 1975 - Denmark
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone: +45 20819928

About Me

Experienced software developer, hardware hacker and agile project manager. DevOps, automation and continuous delivery expert.

Deep knowledge and experience in both hardware and software development, starting at age 10 programming MacBASIC on the original Apple Macintosh :)

Currently helping companies and teams "deliver better software faster" through consulting, training, and by moving from legacy tools like CVS, Subversion, Clearcase and Perforce to the latest open source Application Lifecycle Management tools: Git, Gerrit and Jenkins.

Strong experience in change management, developer training, developer workflows, SCM branching strategies and tools renewal. Deep technical involvement in several large change projects, all completed successfully, on-time and on-budget..

Competences

C
C++
Python
Perl
Java
Bash
Jenkins
Git
Linux
Gerrit

Career

March 2013

Partner and Co-Founder at Switch-Gears ApS

Continuous Software Delivery - Consulting, Training, Conversion and Bespoke Development in the field of Version Control, Code Review, Continuous Integration, Continuous Automated Testing, Bug and Requirements Management.

April 2008

Senior Software Engineer/Project Manager at Nokia

Developed Highly Reliable Core Software used in All Nokia's Products. Pioneered and lead various software tooling and software process improvement projects.
Large scale adoption of Jenkins CI, Git SCM & Gerrit Review to support extremely agile and efficient developer workflows.

September 2007

Software Engineer at Nokia

Develop Device Drivers for charging etc.

Education

2011

HD(O) Change Management

Copenhagen Business School

2003

MSc in Electrical Engineering

DTU - Technical University of Denmark

2000

BSc in Electrical Engineering

DTU - Technical University of Denmark

Languages

Danish
English

Contact

Email: knud dot poulsen at switch-gears dot dk
Phone: +45.20819928
Linkedin: knudpoulsen
Twitter: @knupouls