Alexander van Eerden
CEO & Founder van Building Blocks
Alexander (32) is an energetic entrepreneur who loves to put things in motion. With his customer-centric vision on future of commerce and the ability to bring data science solutions to life, he has proven to be a true thought leader in the field of data science. His creativity and interpersonal skills enable him to create ecosystems and cooperations in which people truly strengthen each other and get the best out of themselves.
He holds a Master degree in Finance and held international positions at ABN AMRO and Procter & Gamble before he started his first company at the age of 24. In 2013 he joined forces with Merwin de Jongh (27) and created the fundament of Building Blocks as we know it today. In the past four years Building Blocks built an impressive track record in the Dutch market by bringing data science solutions into daily practice for organizations like Nationale Nederlanden, Corendon and Swarovski, all based on a clear vision and roadmap.
His personal mission statement is: ‘Make more possible!’, and that is exactly what he practices everyday!