Amber Field

Instructional Administrator

Amber is currently the Vice President of Software Development at Singlewire Software in Madison, WI. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with agile software teams and loves helping teams and people become more efficient and happy. Each fall, she teaches the Computer Sciences Capstone course at UW-Madison. She blogs here and speaks at countless events across the country. Previously, she was the Head of Product Operations for Capital One’s Innovation Lab in Washington, DC. She ran the agile transformation for National Geographic and the Agile Program Management Office for Opower (acquired by Oracle), helping it effectively scale and establish an innovation strategy. In 2016 she co-founded O2 Agility, an agile consultancy focused on self-selection. She is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Certified Program Management Professional (PMP).

Outside of work, Amber spends a lot of time with her husband and two daughters playing board games, traveling, hiking, kayaking, and running. She blogs at