Greg Daniels is an American television writer, producer, and director, best known for working in Emmy award winning series’ such as The Office and The Simpsons. Born and raised in New York, Greg completed his high school graduation from Phillips Exeter Academy and later studied at Harvard University. Following his graduation, he began working as a television writer. His debut project was the HBO comedy series Not Necessarily the News, but due to budget cuts, he was let go shortly. He was later hired to write for shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. He wrote successfully for both the shows and won one Emmy Award for each. In 2005, he successfully adapted the British comedy show The Office into an American version. The show became a cult classic and won two Emmy Awards for Greg. The show’s success also led to the creation of another successful show on the same format, Parks and Recreation. In the 2010s, Greg worked on science fiction series’ People of Earth and Upload.