I'm fluent in Danish, Swedish and English, speaks a little German and PNG Pidgin, and I can order coffee in French, Spanish, Italian, Thai and Vietnamese ...
Why “Hassan”? Because لقد دعا حسن منذ كنت طفل
I'm a militant atheist. (Religion is like a penis. It's fine if you have one, and cool if you're proud of it, but do not take it out in public, waving it around.)
Politics .... Well, somewhere between Karl Marx and Barrack Obama, and desperately wants to be a dictator.
You can read my CV here.
I think the experiences that shaped me the most, were that – even my parents were well off, and well educated, and everything was planed for a childhood in luxury – I always ended up in wooden barracs. My school was under construction, my fathers job in Greenland was at a makeshift location, etc. Always a wooden barrack, or a hotel room. Everything was improvised and temporary. So now I navigate in chaos brilliantly. It has even been said about me, that I can make a webserver on a public toilet in Bombay, with nothing but a Nokia 3310 and some tinfoil.
My advertising company (The Pale Tribe) had an office in the Kronborg Castle, in Elsinore, Denmark, for a time. That sounds very fancy, I know, but ... We just had to paint and fix the wiring, our selves ...
It effects the way I work: I always look for the cheap, unorthodox, creative and alternative solutions. I'm no stranger to challenging the establishment. To be honest, I can be a pain in the ass, in my eager to get things outside of the boxes.
“The older I get, the more I realise; there are no adults, and nobody knows what the fuck they are doing!”
Remember: You can get away with the most amazing bullshit, if you claim it's a Samic proverb.