Kenneth Auchenberg

Kenneth Auchenberg

Tech-lead for GoToMeeting Free at Citrix

Location
Copenhagen Area, Capital Region, Denmark
Industry
Computer Software

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Kenneth Auchenberg's Overview

Current
  • Founder at simpany
Past
  • Front-end lead at Podio
  • Front-end Software Engineer at Vodafone
  • Front-end Developer at ZYB
  • Web Developer at Insitel
  • Robot Developer at Insitel
  • IT support at Føma Kontorsystemer ApS
Education
  • Higher Technical Examination (HTX)
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Kenneth Auchenberg's Summary

Front-end developer with a passion for the web platform.

I'm specialized in the browser, and believe that the web-platform is the only way forward for future application development.

I'm an active speaker; at companies, in communities and at conferences, where I mostly talk about front-end development, and the web platform.

I wanna make the web a better place for us, especially for us developers.

Kenneth Auchenberg's Organizations

  • ColdFront Conference

    Co-founder and co-organizer
    • April 2014 to Present

    ColdFront is a new single-day and single-track front-end conference in Copenhagen.

    http://coldfrontconf.com/

  • CopenhagenJS

    Co-founder and co-organizer
    • August 2011 to Present

    CopenhagenJS is a meetup for Javascript developers in the Copenhagen and region. We consist of over 200 members who meet to enjoy presentations, network and learn from each other.

    Building the CopenhagenJS community from stretch by engaging developers, hosting meetups and events in Denmark and Sweden. Organizing events with companies like 10Gen (MongoDB), CouchBase, Adobe, Microsoft and GitHub

  • W3C Core Mobile Web Platform Community Group

    Member

Kenneth Auchenberg's Publications

  • HTML5 and CSS3 Podcast

    • ANUGCast
    • August 21, 2011

    Podcast in danish about HTML5; What to expect from HTML5, and what HTML5 really is about.

Kenneth Auchenberg's Projects

  • jquery.mentionsInput

    • November 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Kenneth Auchenberg

    jquery.mentionsInput is a small, but awesome UI component that allows you to "@mention" someone in a text message, just like you are used to on Facebook or Twitter.

    Featured by Smashing Magazine, DailyJS, JavaScript Weekly, Zach Snow and many others.

  • CSS Reloader for Firefox and Chrome

    Team Members: Kenneth Auchenberg

Kenneth Auchenberg's Experience

Tech-lead, Citrix GoToMeeting Free

Citrix

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CTXS; Computer Software industry

December 2013Present (10 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Currently bringing Citrix into the WebRTC world, by innovating the way we do real time audio/video with the Hutt and GoToMeeting Free products.

Co-founder

Prototype

March 2014Present (7 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

A new place in town for hackers, designers, troublemakers and other disrupters. Co-working space in a former coffee shop in Copenhagen.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry

July 2014Present (3 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Mentor for the Startupbootcamp Mobile 2014 program in Copenhagen.

Startupbootcamp is a micro investment mentorship program - and a TechStars affiliate. Up to 10 selected teams will convert their ideas into 10 startups in 3 months. The program runs from mid- August to mid-November in Copenhagen.

Founder

simpany

July 2007Present (7 years 3 months)

Freelancing/Speaking

Front-end lead

Podio

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CTXS; Computer Software industry

September 2010November 2013 (3 years 3 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Taking the front-end from an early prototype in the basement, to bleeding edge while serving 50.000 organizations, changing every layer in the technology stack, and scaling the team.

Acquired by Citrix Online, April 2012

Front-end Software Engineer

Vodafone

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; VOD; Telecommunications industry

April 2009October 2010 (1 year 7 months) Copenhagen, Denmark / Düsseldorf, Germany

Bringing Vodafone 360 (360.com), the second generation of ZYB, to market in 8 european operating countries.

Primary role to focus on performance optimization, browser compatibility, semantics, and real-time communications (from mobile phones to browser).

Secondly I facilitated the communication and feasibility-checking of new concepts, specifications and designs from the distributed design-team in Europe/US, to the front-end team in Copenhagen.

Front-end Developer

ZYB

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Telecommunications industry

November 2008April 2009 (6 months)

Acquired by Vodafone, May 2008

Web Developer

Insitel

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

August 2008November 2008 (4 months)

Developer on Insitel Market Intelligence (google reader like), where I designed and developed the complete front-end, which consisted of user-experience work, Visual design, and actual client implementation, which was an web application using JavaScript, XHTML, CSS on up of ASP.NET MVC.

Robot Developer

Insitel

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2006July 2008 (2 years 1 month)

Developed & maintained web-crawling technology for scraping and extracting information from news sites, blogs & social networks.

Web-crawling technology was implemented in C# and VB.net using in-house HTML/XML parser, combined with an embedded instance of Internet Explorer's trident rendering engine to handle DOM parsing, link-tree building,

Developed visual interaction model and DSL using an embedded instance of Trident to enable a drag&drop interface to setup robots.

Researched in embedding Mozilla Gecko as a replacement for Microsoft Trident to enable a more consistent web-scraping experience.

IT support

Føma Kontorsystemer ApS

January 2003July 2005 (2 years 7 months)

Traditional customer IT support

Kenneth Auchenberg's Skills & Expertise

  1. HTML
  2. CSS
  3. JavaScript
  4. Browsers
  5. User Interface Design
  6. Agile
  7. HTML5
  8. W3C
  9. Cross-browser Compatibility
  10. Semantics
  11. User Experience
  12. Scrum
  13. Prototyping
  14. Web Applications
  15. User Interface
  16. Front-end Development
  17. jQuery
  18. HTML 5
  19. Front-end
  20. Agile Methodologies
  21. Podio
  22. ASP.NET MVC
  23. XHTML
  24. Web Development
  25. Information Architecture
  26. Architecture
  27. Git
  28. JSON
  29. CMS
  30. Mobile Applications
  31. Usability
  32. Interaction Design
  33. Ruby on Rails
  34. AJAX
  35. W3C Standards
  36. Advocacy
  37. REST

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Kenneth Auchenberg's Education

Higher Technical Examination (HTX)

Software Development & Communication

20052008

Specialization: Design and production

Activities and Societies: * Highest average in class. * Teacher in programming classes * Head of Student Council

Kenneth Auchenberg's Languages

  • Danish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • German

    (Elementary proficiency)

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