Jahn, Helmut (b. 1940)

Helmut Jahn was born in 1940 in Nürnberg, Germany and pursued graduate studies in architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1960s. He joined CF Murphy Associates of Chicago in 1967 and became principal of Murphy Jahn in 1981. Since 1983, he has been president and CEO of Murphy Jahn and has also held professorships at Harvard, Yale and IIT.