Team

Adam Henriques

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
ES
Sales

Adam has been with us since 2012 as our Sales and Marketing Director.

Before he worked for the Danish Consulate General in Chicago.

In the office, we benefit from his great knowledge of fine wines and specialty beer.

An avid traveler, so when he’s not at work, Adam is usually found with suitcase and passport in hand.

Alexandra Sedova

STHLM
Russian
EN
RU
Consultant

Alexandra comes from Russia and is a Continuous Delivery Consultant in the Stockholm office. She joined Praqma with a Master’s degree in Computer Science and experience of working as a Configuration Manager and Developer. She likes traveling and cooking but most of all she enjoys being a mother to her son.

Aneta Camo

AAR
Czech
CS
EN
BA
Frontender

Aneta comes from the Czech Republic and works as a Front End Developer in our Aarhus office. She has a background in sociology and IT. Aneta has diverse range of interests including astronomy and dairy production. Both have a Milky Way, I guess! A basket of blueberries will make her very happy.

Arinze Akubue

OSL
Nigerian
EN
Consultant

Arinze is a DevOps Consultant with a great eye for Infrastructure as Code.

Holds a Master’s degree in Network and System Administration from the University of Oslo, and has since spent two years honing his skills as a modern day SysAdmin, before joining Praqma.

Arinze is a declared fan of listening, and claims you can make his day with a cup of coffee and some small talk about Kubernetes. We do however also see him pretty happy when he gets to play basketball - particularly on an open-air court during the summer.

Claus Schneider

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Claus works in Copenhagen as a Senior Continuous Delivery Consultant. He joined Praqma after 15 years of experience working in build, release and DevOps for Nokia. In his spare time he plays and coaches handball and also enjoys biking.

Christian Pendleton

MMA
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

Christian is the CEO of Praqma Sweden, and works from our Malmö office. He has a background in science and engineering. Christian practices martial arts and rides a Harley Davidson. He is also a keen chef and he once cooked in a Michelin starred restaurant during regular service. Cool under pressure.

Christian Tari

STHLM
Hungarian
HU
EN
Consultant

Christian is a Continuous Delivery Consultant at Praqma Stockholm. Before joining the team he was an Infrastructure team lead and had also co-founded a bakery in Stockholm.

He is a junior flat-water kayak national champ and can swim 50m underwater.

Dorina Strataj

CPH
Greek
Albanian
EN
DE
GR
AL
Marketing

Dorina is part of the Event and Communications team. She is currently a master student at CBS in Brand & Communications management. Before joining Praqma, she was working for Digital Marketing for start-ups in Berlin for 5 years. Dorina enjoys choir singing and traveling.

Bo Nystrom

MMA
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

After a couple of years in our Copenhagen office, Bosse crossed the Baltic back to his native Sweden in 2018, to work as a Senior Consultant in our Malmö office. As on old PhD in Physics who found a 6 sigma black belt along the way, he loves the problem a whole lot more than a solution.

Emily Bache

GOT
Swedish
EN
SV
consultant

Emily is a Technical Agile Coach at our Gothenburg office. She has worked as a software developer for 20 years and is the author of The Coding Dojo Handbook. Emily is a regular conference speaker, including keynotes at EuroPython and the Romanian Testing Conference.

Ewelina Wilkosz

CPH
Polish
PL
EN
Consultant

Ewelina has a masters in computer science and has her sharp eyes on our clients’ CD/CI infrastructure.

Before moving to Denmark in January 2017, she was a multi-wizard in Ericsson, juggling roles as a software developer, scrum master, and product owner.

With us she does mostly the same - plus, she’s our in-house fashionista.

Ewelina is a big fan of Netflix, books, F1, and road bike cycling when the weather allows. She misses the warmer Polish climate and a good pierogi, but is still pretty happy with Copenhagen - and with her absolute favorite food: Anything that someone else has cooked for her!

Nicolaj Græsholt

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Nicolaj is a Continuous Delivery Consultant based in Aarhus. He has previously worked as a Consultant Software Developer and has a Masters degree in cryptography. Nicolaj makes and sells paracord bracelets, listens to very loud electronic music and cannot stop himself from making puns.

Henrik Hoegh

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Henrik has been with Praqma since March 2015 and is a DevOps Consultant based in Aarhus. He specializes in Docker, Kubernetes and everything Atlassian. Away from the office Henrik designs loudspeakers and takes a keen interest in quantum physics and astrophotography.

Jasmine Crozier

CPH
French
FR
EN
Marketing

Jasmine is our Event and Communication Manager. Before joining Praqma she got a Master in public international law, and worked for more than 3 years at the French Embassy in Copenhagen. Jasmine enjoys concerts and movies, but above all she likes TED talks and has been planning TEDxCopenhagen events for a few years.

Jan Krag

CPH
Danish
DA
DE
EN
Consultant

Jan has been with Praqma since 2014 as a Continuous Improvement Agent. He is an accredited trainer for Docker and Github and is also a certified life coach. Jan has a truly diverse range of interests. He breeds oriental cats, builds and flies his own kites, collects Rubik’s cubes, and enjoys snowboarding. Wow!

Jonas Vinther

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Jonas is a Consultant in our Aarhus office. He has a bachelor’s degree in web development and spent 6 years working as a developer before joining Praqma. Away from work Jonas enjoys running and playing guitar, but his favorite pastime is hanging out with his two daughters.

Johan Virtanen

STHLM
Swedish
SV
EN
Sales

Johan is our Accounts Manager for Sweden. He has a long history of B2C sales and also as a tennis coach. Away from the office Johan is working on a Masters in Industrial Management and Innovation. He is also the author of a popular blog on interior design.

Muhammad Kamran Azeem

OSL
Pakistani
EN
Consultant

Kamran is a Senior Consultant in Infrastructure and Security at Praqma’s Oslo branch. Before moving to Norway he was a Senior Engineer working with HPC clusters. Kamran likes to be prepared for any eventuality and takes multi-tools with him wherever he goes. If it’s broken he can fix it.

Florent Haxha

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
AL
Developer

Florent is a Software Developer at Praqma Copenhagen. Before joining our team, he was focusing on his studies in Computer Science and did projects as a software developer, making Confluence plugins. He likes playing video games and cooking Italian food that would make any Mediterranean grandma shed a tear of joy.

Albert Rigo

MMA
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

Albert is a Senior Consultant at Praqma Malmö. He has a MSc in Computer Science from Uppsala University. Albert’s interests include badminton, in-line skating, kendo and 3D-printing. He also creates tabletop games about Continuous Delivery. Yeah!

Lars Kruse

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Partner

Lars is Praqma’s Co-Founder and is now a Partner and Chairman of the board. He is motivated by a desire to optimize the way companies produce software and is a strong advocate of Open Source. In his spare time he enjoys racing up and down mountains on his bike.

Leif Sørensen

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
DE
Partner

Leif is a co-founding Partner and CEO of Praqma. After studying computing science at Aarhus University he found work in Australia before going on to start a consultancy business in Switzerland. Leif dreams of opening a Praqma office in Sydney and then retiring Down Under.

Mads Baggesen

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Mads joined Praqma in August 2016 as a Continuous Delivery Consultant. Before that he worked on software for mechanical test equipment and one-of-a-kind machines. In his spare time he helps to plan infrastructure for very large scouting events.

Mads Nielsen

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Mads has been with Praqma since 2011 as an Automation Toolsmith and Continuous Delivery Consultant. He submitted an unsolicited application and it was so great we just had to hire him. He loves movies and will force you to come to the cinema with him.

Mike Long

OSL
Scottish
Australian
EN
NO
Partner

Mike is the CTO of Praqma, and CEO of our Norwegian office. He joined Praqma as a Partner in 2015 after spending 10 years in the Oil and Gas sector as a Software Engineer and Project Architect. Away from work Mike enjoys fine dining, craft beer and cross-country skiing.

Michael Madsen

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Michael joined Praqma as a DevOps Engineer in 2016. He previously worked as a Graduate Engineer with Sky in London. Michael loves buying non-essential gadgets and builds his own PCs. He also sings and plays piano.

Michael Vittrup Larsen

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Michael is a Consultant at our office in Aarhus. He has an MScEE from Aalborg University where he specialized in digital signal processing. Before joining Praqma Michael was working on building and optimizing cloud infrastructure for the telecoms sector. In his spare time he likes to explore the wilderness on his mountain bike.

Mikael Johansson

GOT
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

Mikael is a CI/CD and DevOps Consultant in our Gothenburg office. He has a background in Linux systems administration, network engineering and IT security. If you’re trying to find Mikael you should probably check the nearest ski resort.

Morten Christensen

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Morten joined Praqma in 2016 as a Continuous Delivery Consultant. Before that he worked in Application Development and Architecture for IBM. He plays basketball and stays in shape by doing Crossfit. In summer he goes open-water swimming. For fun!

Hans Georg Naesheim

OSL
Norwegian
NO
EN
Consultant

Hans joined Praqma’s Oslo office in 2016 after dazzling us with his brilliance at one of our Continuous Delivery Academy initiatives. He takes a keen interest in technology, tennis and Tarkovsky. His sense of humor is as black as his coffee.

Samuel Ytterbrink

GOT
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

Samuel is a Consultant based in Gothenburg. Before joining Praqma he co-authored the first open source DAISY player for Mac and Linux. Samuel enjoys woodwork, electronics, coding, and making music. He’s also really good at juggling.

Anders Nyvang

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Anders is a Continuous Delivery Consultant based in Copenhagen. He has previously worked as a Software Developer and has a degree in Computer Science.

He loves sailing and has a certificate of competency for yachtsmen and has built his own home theatre.

Oliver Emil Harritslev Christensen

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Developer

Oliver has been a student coder with Praqma since 2016, where he is an all-round scripter, debugger, and fixer of things.

He studies computer science, obtaining his BSc this year and then pursuing a MSc in the same field.

Extra-terrestrially interested in space launches, spending many nights watching live footage from space stations with his student buddies.

When he has any spare time left, Oliver does a bit of wall climbing or plays the bass - he actually took over the student cabaret gig from Johan

Per-Anders Lundblad

MMA
Swedish
SV
EN
Consultant

Per-Anders, also known as “PA,” is a Consultant in our Malmö office. He has a background in electrical engineering. PA has flown planes for the Swedish air force and once competed in the final of Sweden’s Lego championship. He also enjoys a nice glass of whisky.

Thierry Lacour

MMA
Belgian
NL
EN
Developer

Every office needs a Belgian, right? Thierry has a Bachelor’s degree in Application Development and has been at Praqma since 2015 as an Automation Toolsmith. He enjoys computer and tabletop gaming and is an infinite source of optimism and humor. A good man to have in a crisis.

Johan Sigfred Abildskov

AAR
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Johan has been a Continuous Delivery Consultant with Praqma since 2015. After achieving his BSc in Computing Science he spent his time teaching, coding, hacking and studying. He is an avid gamer and participates in tournaments whenever he has the time. He also plays the bass.

Sami Alajrami

OSL
Palestinian
AR
EN
Consultant

Sami is a DevOps consultant in our Oslo office. He comes from Palestine and has a PhD in Computing Science from Newcastle University. Sami’s previous work focused on cloud based software development, model-based engineering, and safety critical systems. He’s also an INTJ.

Leonard Lee

OSL
Malaysia
EN
MS
ZH
Consultant

Leonard is a Consultant in our Oslo office.

Born in Malaysia, had his Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, and worked a couple of different corners of the software engineering area.

Claims that he enjoys Norway for its picturesque nature and unpredictable weather, and tries to prove it (and fail) by kayaking in the Norwegian fjords. His favorite fruit is the extremely odoriferous durian.

Smadar Hansen

CPH
Israeli
HE
EN
DA
Administration

The Office Manager who keeps track and keeps the loose ends tied.

She is tough with Excel sheets and has a soft spot for Danish hygge: She loves to make us fresh vegetable juice in the morning and decorate the office for the seasons.

Always well dressed, always tan, always on the move.

Studied physical education in Israel, was a fitness instructor in Denmark for many years, still goes running or does insane workouts every day. Likes to visit her family in warm places like her home country Israel and in California, or to take her family to the Italian coast in the summer. Worked in an investment bank before adding value to Praqma.

Sofus Albertsen

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Consultant

Sofus is a Continuous Delivery Trainer and Consultant in Copenhagen. Before joining Praqma he was assistant professor on an Applied Science Bachelor program. He flies kites and in the summer he escapes the modern world by spending two weeks in a beach hut without electricity or network coverage.

Sonny Singh

CPH
Danish
DA
EN
Operations

Sonny has a BSc in Computer Science and is a Consultant at Praqma’s Copenhagen base. He has a diverse range of interests and loves animals, technology, cars, and international cuisine. If you have any aches and pains talk to Sonny - he’s also a Buddhist healer.

Tomi Peltonen

STHLM
Swedish
SV
EN
FI
Consultant

Tomi is a Continuous Delivery and DevOps Consultant in Eskilstuna. He joined Praqma after a career in software configuration for the healthcare sector. Tomi is a powerlifter, but when he’s not throwing heavy things around he likes to write music and play guitar. He also smiles a lot.