Amber King

Amber King

Sr. Manager & Head of Product Operations
Capital One Labs
location_on United States

Member since 5 years


Amber King

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
improving-your-game self-selection teaming scaling-agile innovation mastery happiness agile purpose empowerment autonomy product-development forming-teams people-&-engagement employeehappyiness leadership change-management safe complicated-situations

Amber King is a Senior Manager and Head of Product Operations at Capital One Labs, where she runs the agile practice and operations for Capital One's Innovation Lab. Amber has been leading agile teams in a variety of industries for over a decade and founded the agile consultancy, O2 Agility.

Previously, Amber led the Agile Program Management Office at Opower (recently acquired by Oracle) and drove the transition from waterfall to agile development at National Geographic. She began her career as a Software Engineer at IBM and is passionate about environmental sustainability, time management, and women in technology. She is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Amber has been a Guest Lecturer at Harvard Business School and spoken at Business Agility (2017), Lean+Agile DC (2014, 2015), Agile DC (2015, 2016), IBM Rational Development Conference (2007, 2011), and the IBM Early Tenure Conference (2009) on a wide range of topics including self-selection, lean release planning, agile project management, database architecture and innovation for IBM Rational Clearquest, eradicating poverty in Africa, transitioning National Geographic to agile development and the digital age.