Carter BaysAug 12, 1975, Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Carter Loard Bays (born August 12, 1975) is an American television showrunner, writer and producer. He is best known as co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. His show has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Original Song for "Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit."Bays also co-founded the band The Solids, who perform the theme song to How I Met Your Mother, "Hey Beautiful".