William Kattrup

William Kattrup

Computer scientist and programmer

Personal Profile

Hello, World. I am a 15 year old boy from Denmark. I have a passion for programming and magic with computers. I've been programming since i was 8 years old where I started programming computer games. Now, almost 8 programming years later, I know tens of languages, and have created several popular applications, games and more.

Experience

Main star in a live tv show

November 2016 - 15 years old

I was the "star" in a Danish television show on DR (Danmarks Radio),the biggest tv-channel in Denmark. DR had brought a studio with them to a big programming competiton. They were following me and my work during the 24-hour-competition. Before the competition, I had spent a lot of time in the DR offices, and there we recorded a lot of videos about programming and how-to videos(with me as tutor), where again I was the "main star". These videos are on DRs website(links are on my website).

Top 1 game - Unicorn Jungle

June 2016 - 15 years old

In June 2016 i made and published one of the biggest danish-made ios games ever. "Unicorn Jungle" was the number 1 most downloaded app in Denmark for 10 days(that's many days). With more than 150.000 downloads and more than 1 million app launches, this was a huge success in Denmark. Read more on my website.

Computer science classes - DTU

2016 - 15 years old

Computer science classes on DTU(Techinal University of Denmark) in an age of only 15. I got specially invited by one of the professors of DTU because of my talent. The classes are mainly Alogrithms and Data structures.

Intern - Microsoft Corporation

2015, 14 years old

I was an Intern at Microsoft Corporation. While i was at Microsoft i was developing Windows apps, learning about marketing and drinking hot chocolate.

Winner of the biggest danish teen IT event

2015, 26/27 september - 14 years old

I won the biggest danish IT competition for kids and teenagers(coding pirates game jam). I won the main prize of the competetion with my game ”Weremaid”. I won a drone, and a visit to some of the biggest danish game companies including Unity Technologies and Pixel.tv

Beta tester at IO Interactive

2011 - 10 years old

Became beta tester at IO Interactive(the company behind the Hitman series), which is one of the biggest game developing companies. http://www.ioi.dk.

Skills

  • Front end development
  • Back end development
  • Game development
  • App development
  • AI and CS research

Education

Technical University of Denmark(DTU) - 1. and 2. year classes

15 years old

Computer science classes on DTU(Techinal University of Denmark) in an age of only 15. I got specially invited by one of the professors of DTU because of my talent. The classes are mainly Alogrithms and Data structures.

Skovshoved Skole - primary school

6-16 years old

IT University of Denmark - Coding pirates

14-15 years old

For 2 years i've have been educated by Coding Pirates on the IT University of Denmark. I've learned about areas such as Machine Learning, algorithms and game development.