Wrote the screenplay for the film "Central Intelligence."
Began writing and producing "The Mindy Project."
Executive produced the comedic TV movie "Megawinner."
Worked as an associate producer on the series "Rome Is Burning."
Began working as a production assistant on the ESPN series "Pardon the Interruption."
Became interested in film during his sophomore year at Northwestern University. Unable to transfer to the school's film program, he began taking writing classes.
Moved to Los Angeles from his home city of Chicago with his writing partner, Ike Barinholtz.
"When you hear that it’s a certain actors ‘first role’, that actor has really been doing things forever. They’ve had 800 commercial auditions, were in 5 TV pilots that didn’t get picked up, then the first thing they’re famous for, people claim that it’s their breakout role and is a rags to riches story, when in reality, it can just take a long time for that to happen." - from tenerewilliams.com, Mar. 18, 2014
"Part of me secretly wishes that I was an actor but I’m happy writing." - from tenerewilliams.com, Mar. 18, 2014