Benjamin Rotendahl

Hi! I’m Benjamin, I love programming, math, and stupid jokes. My girlfriend and I live in Copenhagen with our daughter. When not working or spending time with my family, I spend some of my free time being part of Coding Pirates where we teach kids to code.

My main interests are in software development and machine learning.


Masters in Computer Science | University of Copenhagen | Sep 2018 - December 2021

Bachelors in Computer Science | University of Copenhagen | Sep 2013 - June 2017


Developer at Monthio: 2021-Present

We build a platform consisting of microservices that together analyse transactions, debt records, etc. and bulids a budget used for credit scoring.

Student Data Scientist at Bolius: 2018-2021

I worked on a variety projects related to machine learning and data science. From initial data collection to building machine learning models and serving them via AWS and preseting them in a React frontend. We created models that given an address would present the user with risks of flooding, Radon, etc. driven by our own models.

Backend Developer at CMP: 2017-2018

We implemented backends for a variety of apps and websites. We worked with Elixir and the Phoenix framework

TA at University of Copenhagen: Feb 2017 - July 2017

I was a teaching assistant on course software development for computer science students at the university of Copenhagen. We thought them software design patterns, programming practices, working in C# and using CI/CD.

Student Assistant at Coding Pirates | (December 2015 - Jan 2017)

I helped build a custom CRM for Coding Pirates the code is on github

Volunteering, free time, awards

  • I received a dissemination award from the institute of computer science of Copenhagen.
  • Vice Chair of the Board of Coding Pirates Denmark (2019-2021):
  • Board of Coding Pirates Denmark (2017-2019):
  • Board of Coding Pirates Copenhagen (2016-2018):
  • Tutor and Student assistant at the University of Copenhagen (2015-2019):
  • I have the blue belt in karate and will use it if you claim emacs is better than vim

Human Languages

  • Danish (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • German (Some)

Favorite Programming Languages:

  • Python
  • C#
  • Haskell
  • Elixir
  • F#
  • Julia