Aske Olsson has more than 10 years of experience in the software industry. With a background as an electrical engineer, he has used every tool available for development, from a soldering iron over Assembly, C, and Java programming to different SCM, build– and issue–tracking systems.
Aske has worked for Nokia for 6 years, where he was one of the leading forces behind complex tool transformation and renewal projects. Among them was a broad adoption of Git SCM, Gerrit Code Review, and Jenkins CI.
Currently, Aske works at Schantz, a company developing advanced IT solutions for the financial sector. He develops and maintains their continuous delivery pipeline.
Aske is also one of the four founding partners in the software development tools and processes company Switch-Gears ApS, where he helps customers, large and small, increase the maturity and productivity of their software delivery efforts by moving the customers from legacy tools and working modes to modern open source based tools and processes.
Aske has more than 4 years of experience working with Git, and since 2011, he has been teaching Git in regular training sessions, from basic Git to its advanced usage.