John Theodore "Teddy" Geiger II (born September 16, 1988) is an American singer-songwriter and music producer from Rochester, New York. He was originally signed to Columbia Records as an artist. Geiger now focuses on writing and production for other artists. He has written songs for many acclaimed artists across the musical spectrum including Shawn Mendes, One Direction, Tiesto, Empire of the Sun, James Blunt, Birdy and Dj Snake. His compositions & productions have sold over 30 million units worldwide and include such hits as "Stitches" which won the 2017 BMI Song of the Year award, "Treat You Better", "Mercy", and "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back".
Teddy Geiger was first seen in national media as a finalist in VH1's In Search of the Partridge Family and earned credibility when touring with Hilary Duff as the opening act for her summer 2005 tour Still Most Wanted. His first single, "For You I Will (Confidence)", was officially released in February 2006. The song received positive reviews, being called "sweetly romantic" and said to contain "sophisticated lyrics", besides being nominated for "Best Love Song" in the 2006 Teen Choice Awards.The song is written about his first high school love, heiress to Gallea's Greenhouse Elizabeth Gallea of Rochester, NY.