Scott W. Ambler is software process improvement (SPI) consultant living just north of Toronto. He is founder and practice leader of the Agile Modeling (AM) www.agilemodeling.com, Agile Data (AD), Enterprise Unified Process (EUP), and Agile Unified Process (AUP) methodologies. He helps organizations adopt and tailor these processes to meet their exact needs as well as provides training and mentoring in these techniques.Scott is the (co-)author of several books, including The Enterprise Unified Process, The Practice Guide to Enterprise Architecture, The Elements of UML 2.0 Style, and the forthcoming Refactoring Databases. Scott is a contributing editor with Software Development magazine (http://www.sdmagazine.com).
Scott's personal page is http://www.ambysoft.com/scottAmbler.html and his writings are linked to at http://www.ambysoft.com/onlineWritings.html, many of which are published in full on the web. In his spare time Scott studies the Goju Ryu and Kobudo styles of karate. Scott has spoken and keynoted at a wide variety of international conferences including Software Development, UML World, Object Expo, Java Expo, and Application Development. Scott graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Information Science.