Dan Brenner is a member of our Private Equity and Retail practices.
Dan has more than 20 years of operating and advisory experience. He is one of our leading experts on Amazon and Amazon-based businesses and co-leads our Amazon outlook and POV. He also leads our e-commerce retail sector for North America.
Beyond his client work, Dan leads our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts for the Seattle office.
Dan originally joined us in 2005 in our Chicago office, where he worked with clients in the Consumer Products, Retail and Private Equity practices. His firm experience includes engagements in retail transformation, omnichannel strategy, agile innovation, and brand strategy. Outside of the US, Dan has extensive experience with retail and consumer businesses in China, India, Brazil and Mexico.
Dan rejoined us in 2018 after spending the prior six years in executive-level roles at Amazon and Starbucks, bringing a unique combination of consulting and general management experience to our firm. At Amazon, Dan was a leader in the company’s retail consumables business and served as the global leader for the Prime Pantry business, with P&L responsibility for eight global markets. He previously served as general manager of Amazon’s grocery business. category management, marketing, supply chain, engineering, and product development.
Before Amazon, Dan held executive roles in strategy, M&A and consumer products at Starbucks.
Dan holds an M.B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. with high honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.