President & Co-Founder
Lars Beck is the President and Co-Founder of Inspiroz, an organization that provides IT and technology support to K-12 schools around the country. From 2005-2016, Lars served as the CEO of Young Scholars Charter School and the Foudner / CEO of Scholar Academies, a charter management organization that focuses its work on the turnaround of low-performing schools. Prior to his work in education, Lars spent more than ten years working in the publishing, brand marketing, and sports marketing industries. During this time, he founded the Boulder, Colorado chapter of Stand Up For Kids, a national non-profit that supports homeless youth. A graduate of Duke University, Lars and his wife, Kathryn, live in the Philadelphia area with their three children, Colin, Bjorn and Christian.