Bachelor, Harvard University, 1985.
Staff writer cable television show Not Necessarily the News, Hollywood, California, 1985-1987. Staff writer television show The Wilton-North Report, 1987. Freelance co-writer television pilots The Rich Hall Show, Goodnight America, 1987.
Staff writer Saturday Night Live, New York City, 1987—1990. Writer Seinfeld, 1992. Co-executive producer, writer The Simpsons, 1995.
Co-creator, executive producer, writer King of The Hill, 1997—2009. Co-creator, executive producer, writer, director The Office, since 2005. Co-creator, writer Parks and Recreation, 2009.
Member of American Society of Composers, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Writers Guild of America.
Married Susan Daniels, September 1991.