The Conlego Team

We've built a group of true negotiations & partnership experts that know how to assess a situation thoroughly, build consensus quickly, and create value for your business on day one.


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Daniel Duty - Founder & CEO

Daniel is one of the country's leading authorities on negotiation and partnership strategies, process, tools and techniques.  He created the one of its kind Business Partnerships and Negotiations team while at Target (a Fortune 40 retailer) where he oversaw thousands of negotiations and built partnerships with companies such as Google, Coca-Cola and P&G.  During his tenure he created savings and added value for the company worth many billions of dollars.

Daniel has also served as VP Global Affairs and Strategy at Target, Chief Negotiator and legal counsel to General Mills, an aid to US Senator Paul Simon, and a trial attorney for the US International Trade Commission.

Daniel is a frequent lecturer on negotiations, partnerships and coalition building at conferences and leading universities such as Harvard, Berkeley, Northwestern and the University of Minnesota. He serves as a Senior Fellow to Future 500, a non-profit helping solve conflict at the intersection of business and society.

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Will Davis - Founder & COO

Will is a leading expert in negotiation, partnership building, and joint business planning and has led businesses across the landscape of retail & consumer goods.  Will led Target's e-commerce toys business and created the vendor partnership & engagement strategy for Target's multi-Billion dollar household commodities, personal care, baby, and beauty businesses. In that role he conducted hundreds of supply chain, vendor terms, contract, and merchandising negotiations annually, creating hundreds of millions in value.

Throughout his career Will has built & successfully managed strategic partnerships with dozens of leading companies on behalf of Conlego's clients, Target, Silicon Valley startup shopkick, and others: including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Visa, Levi's, and Hanes.

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Kryssa Anderson - Associate

Negotiations expert focused on overall value creation, vendor collaboration and change management.

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Chris Niesen - Advisor

Sr. Associate with 20+ years of experience in merchandise presentation, operations, indirect procurement, program management, and negotiations.


Scott Robertson - Advisor

Sr. Associate with 30+ years leading teams across finance, supply chain, merchandising, growth and operations.

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Benton Uttley - Associate

Strategic leader with broad experience implementing negotiations & partnership strategies across textile sourcing, digital profitability, payment terms, and strategic supplier relationships.

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Young Hu - Associate

Experienced project leader developing solutions for clients via data-driven analysis and strategic insights.