Dave Blanchard is the Co-Founder & CEO of Praxis, a venture-building ecosystem advancing 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's various publications on redemptive entrepreneurship. He has a BA from Babson College and an MBA and MEM from Northwestern, and he lives in New York City, where Praxis is headquartered.