What have I done lately

Niels Kristiansens Curriculum Vitae

Personal interests

My spare time is being used with my wife and son plus my music. I play piano, both as a solo pianist and in a band.

In addition, I practice Wing Chun and Squash and try to hike at least once a year somewhere in the world.

Core Skills

Very Experienced

Leadership mentoring and coaching, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Manager, Customer Experience, Team lead, Agile Project Management, Online Data Analytics, Agile, Functional UX, JIRA, Product Backlog.


Data Mining, VueJS, NodeJS, NoSQL, SQL, API, SEO optimization, SASS, Staff Responsibility, Scrum.

Working Experience


Jan. 1998 - present | Consultant

NIKRI focuses on providing web solutions that are user-friendly and user-oriented. The business, stakeholders and users are always the starting point when new solutions are to be developed.

  • Recommended product feature prioritization and growth strategy.
  • Optimizing existing customers solutions for better turnover through UX and data analysis.
  • Development and design of the website emaerket.dk.
  • 40% more sales per. year at BIVA’s webshop using UX, UI and new online business strategy. Turnover increased on the webshop from DKK 500,000 per year. to 14 million. DKK per. year.
  • User Research and UX, optimization of existing website at Larsen Watches.
Microlearn ApS

Sep. 2017- Aug. 2018 | Head of Web & IT

Microlearn is a company that produce summaries of 500 of the world’s best selling management and sales books. Responsible for IT and development of applications and websites for businesses Microlearn, Coleco and Connection Management.

  • Responsible for implementation, design and development of the web application microlearn.io.
  • Creating user stories and working with developers in product development.
  • Managing internal finance and provisioning product.
  • Product Backlog management and Prioritizing User Stories in JIRA.
Klasselotteriet A/S

Sep. 2016 - Aug. 2017 | Web Manager

Klasselotteriet is Denmark’s oldest lottery and one of the country’s oldest companies. I was responsible for all their websites and the daily communication and project management of external suppliers.

  • As a Product Manager I was responsible for writing complete and detail-oriented product requirement documents, specs and user stories, ensuring clear communication of those requirements to the business, design and development teams.
  • Product Backlog management and Prioritizing User Stories in JIRA.
  • Project manager for the design and development team of klasselotteriet.dk and nabolotteriet.dk.
  • Responsible for the User Experience & Customer Experience on klasselotteriet.dk and nabolotteriet.dk.
GAN Integrity

Aug. 2014 - Aug. 2016

GAN Integrity is an IT company that brings knowledge and experience in areas like anti-corruption and business processes to their customers, to help them secure their compliance.

CTO (Mar 2016 - Aug 2016)
  • Managed Product Backlog and created release plans
  • Worked closely with the engineering & architecture teams to prioritize, define and scope feature requirements to maximize the value and minimize the cost.
  • Led the culture transformation from waterfall methodology and long software delivery life cycles into the world of Agile, DevOps and Continuous Deployment.
  • Staff responsibility of both internal and off-shoring developers (Denmark, Ukraine & US).
  • Manage weekly and monthly sprint as Product Manager in Agile environment using JIRA.
  • Define the product roadmap based on the strategy and vision.
Head of Engineering & IT (Aug 2014 - Feb 2016)
  • Owned, prioritized and managed backlogs for the compliance platform.
  • Product Manager on the new IT Platform.
  • Developed the business logic and core with stakeholders and customers.
  • UX optimization of existing product portfolio, design of user workflows.
Previous Working Experience

May. 2012 - Jul. 2014 | Consultant

Consultant tasks in own company.

Web Analytic

May. 2012 - Jul. 2014 | Web Analyst

Web analyst and co-owner of a company focused on online marketing, SEO and User Behavior.

Contex A/S

May. 2012 - Jul. 2014 | Web Manager

Web Manager responsible for web infrastructure, web presence, teaching of local web editors in Denmark, China, Japan & USA.

Olsen Engineering

May. 2012 - Jul. 2014 | Web Designer

Responsible for their web-based solutions, optimization and redesign of UX and UI, as well as front end development.

TDC Group

Mar. 2001 - Aug. 2005 | Web- & Graphic Designer

Worked as a front end developer at TDC Mobile and a Graphic Designer at TDC Erhverv.


Holbæk Handelsskole

2000 - 2001 | Multimedia Designer

Slagelse Handelsskole

1999 - 2000 | Computer Science

The Air Force

1999 | Transport Unit

Kalundborg Gymnasium

1995 - 1998 | Student