O'Leary has worked at The New York Times for seven years in a range of roles from reporter to digital editor to multimedia producer. Most recently she was on the team that wrote the company's 2014 Innovation Report, heralded by Nieman Journalism Lab as one of "the key documents of the digital age." Before coming to the Times, Amy worked in public radio as a producer for "This American Life," and produced stories for "Radiolab," "On The Media" and others, and is a frequent international speaker on digital journalism. Early in her career, she spent four years at an early stage mobile startup, where she helped raise over $30M in venture funding and coauthored a programming book on mobile application development. She is originally from Renton, Washington.