Daniel Villao

Daniel Villao

Principal and Managing Partner, Intelligent Partnerships

Daniel Villao is author of the acclaimed Beyond Green Jobs: Building Lasting Opportunities in Energy Efficiency, which outlines a path for the construction industry to be more environmentally responsible while also increasing market share. Daniel has decades of experience in policy development, with proven success in innovative supplier-access design and training. He specializes in implementing an innovative and accessible workforce design that transforms businesses and adds value to all aspects of organizations. 

Daniel excels in closely working with stakeholders to drive positive organizational change. In his capacity as the former Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Department of Labor in the Office of Apprenticeship, Daniel successfully helped major employers, including Microsoft, Lufthansa, Zurich, and Aon with adopting apprenticeship to create workforce development systems. As the Principal and Managing Partner of Intelligent Partnerships, a consulting firm, Daniel continues his career in analyzing the ever-changing workplace landscape and helping organizations navigate the world of work to create jobs that make sense in emerging models.