Delore Zimmerman

Sociology, 1986 | Founder and President, Praxis Strategy Group
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Delore Zimmerman

Delore Zimmerman is Founder and President of Praxis Strategy Group, a research, policy, strategy and development company that works with leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in business, government and education to create more opportunistic and competitive ventures and communities.

Delore has served as the principal investigator on eight competitively awarded Small Business Innovation Research projects to develop leading-edge practices and tools for development professionals and community leaders to build innovation-based economies. Since 2004 Delore has served as the Executive Director of the Red River Valley Research Corridor, a regional development effort to catalyze a more science and technology-based economy.

In 2009 he co-founded Praxis Africa, a farm, food and ag communications enterprise headquartered in Accra, Ghana. Delore serves as a board member on several technology companies. He has served as the Honorary Vice Commander at the Grand Forks Air Force Base for six years. Delore earned his doctoral degree in Sociology from Penn State in 1986 where his research focused on the mobilization of territorial-based alliances for economic development.