Thomas Bensmann

About me

I am a creative web developer interested in just about anything related to programming, currently employed as CTO at Nettmaker. Additionally, my thirst for knowledge has led to me to learn just about every programming language that I have encountered in my projects.

I started working with web development as my own company, Bensmann. There, I dealt with both specific projects as well as working as a consultant. Additionally, I spend time acquiring more knowledge within the scope of web development.

Project experiences

These are some of the most relevant experiences I have from past and present projects. Having run my own company early on, I became a jack of all trades. In recent years my focus has mainly been on the technical aspects, however, my diverse background has proven to be very valuable asset.

  • WordPress theme and plugin development
  • Hosting solutions
  • API architecture
  • Page speed site optimization
  • Mobile app development
  • User Experience and web design

Programming knowledge

Below is a list of programming languages and areas within which I have worked the most - in regards to web development. I rely completely on experience and previous assignments for this assessment.

  • PHP
  • JS
  • XML
  • MySQL
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
  • WordPress
  • Nginx/Varnish
  • Photoshop/Sketch


  • 2011- 2008Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Norwegian Business School
  • 2008 - 2006International Baccalaureate (IBO) from Gjøvik Videregående Skole.
  • 2006 - 2005High school at Gjøvik Videregående Skole.


I speak three languages ​​fluently and can make myself understood in a fourth. You can see the list of these languages in the diagram below, where they are weighed depending on how well I speak them.

  • Norwegian
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German