Dave Blanchard is the Co-Founder and CEO of Praxis, a venture-building ecosystem that works to advance redemptive entrepreneurship. Praxis has supported over 200 global ventures through their Business and Nonprofit Accelerators, while also organizing a broader community of founders, funders, and innovators working on the major issues of our time. Previously, Dave was a Principal Designer at IDEO and founded two companies in music and technology. He is a co-author of From Concept to Scale and a contributor to Praxis' various publications on redemptive entrepreneurship. He has a BA from Babson College, an MBA & MEM from Northwestern, and lives in New York City, where Praxis is headquartered.