Lars Schmidt

Hi, I'm Lars

I grew up in South Florida (Go Noles)

I moved to Los Angeles to become a recruiter

I led global recruiting for Ticketmaster, Magento, and NPR

I married [way] up and became a dad to two amazing girls

People said nice things about my work [thank you, people]

I moved to northern va and discovered winter

I created a gratitude initiative that trended globally on twitter 

I became an entrepreneur and launched my own company - Amplify

I created a careers podcast ["chunk" from goonies dropped in]

I wrote a thing, then Fast Company and Forbes let me write more things

I co-founded an initiative to accelerate innovation in HR [HR Open Source]

I speak at conferences to share my knowledge, experience, and failures

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