Dan Klein


Dan is an improviser. 30 years ago, he took a class at Stanford called Beginning Improvisation, and has been performing, studying and teaching ever since. Dan is a Lecturer in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well at in the Theater department and the d.school. He teaches The Improviser's Mindset, Design Thinking, StoryCraft, Creative Collaboration, Status and Connection and Game Design at Stanford, and at dozens of companies all over the world. His recent clients include: Google, HP, Uber, VMWare, Colgate, Panasonic, LucasFilm and The Kahn Academy.


  • Improvisation
  • Design Thinking