Founder of Praxis, Previously at IDEO, MBA from Kellogg
Dave Blanchard Praxis
Dave is passionate about encouraging Christian-led entrepreneurship that has a positive impact on society. To this end, he co-founded and leads Praxis, which works to motivate, educate, and resource Christians to pursue redemptive entrepreneruship, to renew the spirit of the age. Each year, Praxis, runs its flagship accelerator programs, equipping leaders from 24 early-stage businesses and nonprofits, as well as Praxis Academy, an undergraduate initiative that works with over 50 schools. Previously, Dave was a Principal Designer at Innovation firm IDEO and founded two companies in music and technology. The author of From Concept to Scale, he's had the privilege of speaking at varied venues including The White House, Harvard, Q, and The Gathering. He has a BA from Babson College, an MBA & MEM from Northwestern, and lives in Manhattan, where he is part of Church of the City.