Dan Klyn is co-founder of The Understanding Group, teaches information architecture at the University of Michigan School of Information, and has been a member of the scientific advisory board and teaching faculty of Building Beauty since its founding 2017.

Dan works out of TUG’s Grand Rapids office, but thanks to airplanes and the internet, helps clients worldwide. He is currently writing the biography of Richard Saul Wurman

In April 2018, he completed a two-year term as President of the of The Information Architecture Institute.   



Dan travels all over the place to do client work, and to give presentations at conferences. Wherever he goes, he studies the built environment for evidence of good fit, and likes to take pictures.