Andy Boyle is a writer, web developer and speaker. He is currently helping build the modern media company, Axios, as its Director of Platform Architecture. Previously, Andy's held a variety of roles at many news outlets, including NBC News, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, the St. Petersburg Times and The New York Times Regional Media Group, where a project of his was cited in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. A regular speaker at colleges, conferences and workshops, his writing has also appeared in Esquire, the TODAY Show, Publisher's Weekly, Splitsider and more. His first book, "Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You," was called "a guide to being an adult in the modern age" by the Chicago Tribune. He lives in Chicago with his way-too-fluffy cat Tiberius.