Author Archives: Dan O’Connor

About Dan O’Connor

Dan O’Connor is Corporate Counsel at Kellogg Company and is currently leading Kellogg’s global CLM implementation strategy. Dan serves as lead counsel to Kellogg’s North American snacks and cereal business units, as well as the company’s global procurement team. He has been at Kellogg for six years, previously working as Vice President and General Counsel of GE Capital’s healthcare vendor and practice solutions unit in Danbury, Connecticut and in private practice in the Pittsburgh office of K&L Gates.

Taking TIGR by the tail: Kellogg Company’s CLM deployment strategy

It was in 2009 when Kellogg Company began exploring new options for a contract lifecycle management tool. That decision, however, got put off as the company pursued a major acquisition opportunity. This turned out to be fortuitous, because the combination of the acquisition process, integration of the new business and the increase in our volume all served to highlight the need for a more robust CLM. It also helped formulate and focus our list of CLM requirements and priorities. I … More