Katie Playfair

As a Certified Scrum Practitioner and Director of Client Services, Katie Playfair helps guide the activities of Danube's ScrumCOREâ„¢ team, comprised of five Certified Scrum Trainers, several partners and client service representatives. She works closely with the team to find the right combination of services for each Danube client. Her goal is to win clients' trust through continued excellence in services delivery and impressive ROI.

Her diverse background consists of experience in finance, human resources, contract management, federal and state government work, as well as complex client relations work. Prior to joining Danube in 2005, Playfair worked for Edelman, the world's largest privately held public relations firm, in the capacity of finance and business manager for the Sacramento, Calif. office. Her work history also includes the management of a private psychology practice and contributions at Deloitte and Touche, Human Capital Advisory Services.

Playfair received her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently, she lives in Portland, Ore., where she enjoys cycling, backpacking, cooking for friends, and practicing yoga.