Mayn Ektvedt Kjær

I'm a norwegian developer, living in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

I was one of the lucky participants of the first Rails Girls Summer of Code batch. Thanks to them I was able to work on my own product for 6 months; an Open Source Job Board with GitHub integration using Ruby, Cuba and Redis.

At the moment I'm involved in various small and independent project, while writing my masters thesis.

Powers: Ruby, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Redis.

I speak: Norwegian, English, Spanish.

Experience & Activities

Developer @ Punchgirls

July 2013 – Present | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Developing an Open Source Job Board with GitHub integration using Ruby, Cuba and Redis.

github: /punchgirls

Co-Author @ The Guide to Cuba

May 2014 – Present | Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Guide to Cuba is a book about developing Ruby web applications applying a minimalist philosophy.


Information Consultant @ Oslo Airport

June - August 2012 & January 2013 | Oslo, Norway

Updating and maintaining the airport's website, intranet and social media profiles.


3rd party technical consultant @ NetCom

August 2007 - April 2009 | Oslo, Norway

Handling technical support inquiries for most of NetCom's products and services. Offer technical support to service providers operating in NetCom’s cellular network, and providers with a Content Provider Access (CPA)–agreement with NetCom.



Masters in Computer Engineering @ Universidad Abierta Interamericana

August 2012 – Present | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bachelor in Computer Engineering @ Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

August 2009 – July 2012 | Oslo, Norway

Exchange semester @ Universidad de Belgrano

July 2011 – December 2011 | Buenos Aires, Argentina