Jim Van Eerden - Haste & Hustle


Jim Van Eerden

President, 5th Element Group PBC

Jim Van Eerden is co-founder and Chief Development Officer for GoodXChange Corp., acquired by 5th Element Group PBC in 2018. Previously, Jim was an advisor to the USOC and World Cup brand programs and led start-ups for 11 global companies, including PepsiCo and Pearson Education. He has founded impact ventures with celebs like Matt Damon (water.org) and Serena Williams (mission.com), as well as Sevenly -- a global leader in advocacy apparel named by Vogue as one of the top fashion brands on the planet helping the planet. Jim is considered a thought leader in “blended value” business development strategies, speaking at Harvard and other venues on the role of purpose-driven business in shaping the future of philanthropy.