Mountain View, CA
Andy Weir is a novelist and software engineer known internationally for his debut novel "The Martian," which was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. Weir was born and raised in California, the only child of an accelerator physicist father and an electrical-engineer mother who divorced when he was eight. Weir grew up reading classic science fiction. At the age of 15, he began working as a computer programmer for Sandia National Laboratories. He studied computer science at UC San Diego, although he did not graduate. He worked as a programmer for several software companies, including AOL, Palm, MobileIron and Blizzard, where he worked on "Warcraft 2."
Convention Guest Appearances
- Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 - August 16-18, 2019 in San Jose, CA
- New York Comic Con 2018 - October 4-7, 2018 in New York, NY
- Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 - April 6-8, 2018 in San Jose, CA
- Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 - April 21-23, 2017 in San Jose, CA
- Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016 - March 18-20, 2016 in San Jose, CA