Go Large in US Big Data & Analytics!

An Interactive Briefing Panel with Fairfax County Economic Development Authority & Key Washington DC Experts in Big Data & Analytics

8th Jun 2022, 14:00-15:00 BST


GTM Global in association with Fairfax County Economic Development Authority and DIT


Wednesday 8th June 2022
14:00 - 15:00 BST




An interactive panel briefing event with experts providing advice and access to US Big Data, with a subsequent delegate Q&A

Get your share of an annual $29.4 billion DC spend!

With the Big Data market in the U.S. worth US$50.1 Billion in 2021, Fairfax County is the pivotal landing point to access this massive data-driven marketplace.

Hear from DC experts from key government as well as from business leaders in big data and analytics about how Fairfax County can be your US launchpad for sustained growth.

Designed for owner-managed tech, digital scale-up businesses, this event will give you bespoke and game-changing advice on how to successfully build your North America operations and sales in Fairfax County.

There will be two tracks at the event; firstly, with a panel overview of the amazing sector opportunities in Fairfax County and secondly - an opportunity to ask questions as a follow up.

Panel Programme

first hand advice on big data
  • 1400 – 1402: Welcome and chair: Mark Stimpfig, GTM Global
  • 1402 – 1410: Jan Mul, Director, International Business Investment, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority - Regional Overview & Key FDI points
  • 1410 – 1415: TBC – DIT/ UK Washington Embassy: UK / US Trade
  • 1415 – 1420: David Baker, Director, Government & Community Relations, Virginia Tech Innovation & Talent around Big Data.
  • 1420 – 1425: Steve Britt, Counsel, Cyber, Data Privacy & Technology (CIPP/E, CIPM), Parker Poe - Data Protection & Privacy
  • 1425 – 1430: TBC Cool local Big Data company that’s making waves.
  • 1430 – 1458: Interactive panel with Q&A
  • 1458 – 1500: Close

Event Speakers

Key regional experts

Jan Mul

Director, International Business Investment, FCEDA

Jan assists foreign firms with their market entry into the U.S. and Fairfax County and manages the five overseas offices that the FCEDA maintains in Bangalore, Berlin, London, Seoul and Tel Aviv.

Millar “Joe” White

Trade and Investment Officer - Clean Energy & Infrastructure, DIT

Joe is an international trade and global business professional with experience in both the private and public sectors in the US and the UK, currently working as Trade & Investment Officer for Clean Energy & Infrastructure for the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at the British Embassy in Washington, DC, covering four mid-Atlantic states: DE, MD, VA, WV, & DC.

David Baker

Director, Government & Community Relations at Virginia Tech Innovation & Talent

David leads Virginia Tech's engagement with community stakeholders to develop the new Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia. At scale, the Innovation Campus will enroll 750 master’s degree candidates and train hundreds of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. The university plans to hire dozens of new faculty members who will drive research, partnerships and investment in the region.

Stephen Britt

Counsel, Cyber, Data Privacy & Technology (CIPP/E, CIPM)

Stephen counsels clients on the full range of data protection laws and hold CIPP/E and CIPM certifications, which are the international gold standards for data privacy. He also has deep experience helping clients navigate technology transactions.

About GTM Global

GTM Global connects UK scale-up brands in digital and tech to a designated panel of experts from government, trade bodies and commercial partners to provide on-going advice and guidance on go-to-market strategy and international expansion planning.

  • Advice and guidance from experts in international trade
  • Export readiness audits and market research reports
  • Access to a network of in-country specialists and trade partners
  • Go-to-market strategy development and market expansion planning
  • Compliance, regulatory and risk management planning
  • In-country distribution, sales and business development services
  • Access to overseas EDOs, accelerator programs and government support
  • Funding via an international network of investors and VCs
  • Curated promotions and offers for businesses transacting overseas

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