After graduating from Harvard University, Tyler moved to Los Angeles to pursue stand up comedy. Since then, he has toured around the country and now has his own weekly show at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Tyler "punched up," co-produced, and directed second unit for the feature horror film "The Shortcut" which was bought by Anchor Bay and STARZ. He then co-wrote an animated feature and sold it to Sony Pictures.
In the commercial realm, Tyler has directed Television spots for Freshpair.com and the Sony Pictures movie "Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star." He has directed internet commercials for companies such Bacardi, Samsung, AT&T, Mike's Hard Lemonade, and Garnier. In addition, he has directed movie promos for 21 Jump Street, Just Go With It, Columbiana, The Expendables, and Burlesque.
Recently, Tyler directed an episode of the FOX sitcom Breaking In starring Christian slater and an episode of the Comedy Central television show "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time." In addition, he directed second unit for the Sony Pictures features "Grown Ups 2," "That's My Boy," and "Jack and Jill." Tyler wrote, produced, and directed the Short Film "Love and Germophobia" which won Best Short Film at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Best Comedy at the Hollyshorts Film Festival, Best Film at the Milwaukee Shorts Festival, Audience Favorite Award at the LA Comedy Festival, Audience Favorite Award at the Milwaukee Shorts Festival, and Best Ensemble Cast at the Milwaukee Shorts Festival..
Tyler has acted in various films including Funny People, Mall Cop, The House Bunny, and You Don't Mess with the Zohan.