Daniel Villao

Daniel Villao is Principal and Managing Partner at Intelligent Partnerships, Inc. and the Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA). He is also the former Deputy Administrator in the Office of Apprenticeship for the U.S. Department of Labor under the Obama and Trump Administrations. 

With decades of experience in policy development, Daniel has had proven success in innovative supplier-access design and training. As Deputy Administrator, Daniel was successful in helping major employers such as Microsoft, Lufthansa, Zurich, and AON adopt apprenticeship to create workforce development systems that benefit America's workers and employers.

Daniel specializes in implementing an innovative and accessible workforce design that transforms businesses and adds value to all aspects of organizations. Daniel has dedicated his career to analyzing the ever-changing landscape of the workplace and helping organizations navigate the world of work and creating jobs that make sense in emerging models.

Daniel Villao is the author of the acclaimed Beyond Green Jobs, which addresses a systems approach to diversity and inclusion in the construction sector in a future world defined by climate change.