Economic Development - A Project Management Perspective

Economic Development - A Project Management Perspective


Jan Mul

Director, International Marketing
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

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Event Date
Event Location

Sully District Government Center-James McDonnell Room
4900 Stonecroft Boulevard
Chantilly, VA, 20151

Jan Mul, Director of International Marketing for the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (EDA) shares his approach to managing projects. Jan will share stories of how Fairfax County has attracted world class business to the area. Jan's primary role is to assist foreign firms with their market entry into the U.S and Fairfax County.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
0.5 Strategic and Business Management 0.5Leadership

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

About the Speaker

Jan Mul

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Director, International Marketing

Jan E. Mul directs the International Marketing Division at Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). Jan joined the FCEDA in March of 2004 and his primary role is to assist foreign firms with their market entry into the U.S. and Fairfax County. He manages the five overseas offices that the FCEDA maintains in Bangalore, Berlin, London, Seoul and Tel Aviv.

His areas of expertise include marketing, business development, business operations and market communications. For twelve years he was with AT&T/Lucent Technologies and AVAYA in Marketing and Business Development, lastly as Director of Marketing for AVAYA’s global enterprise networking cable business.

Jan is an active member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council since 2002 and was the Co-Chair of the Technology Innovations Committee from 2004 – 2010. He also serves on the Board of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce since 2007 and is the Co-Chair of the Marketing and Business Development Committee of the British American Business Association (BABA) in Washington D.C. since 2015. Since June 2016, he serves on the BABA Board of Directors.

Jan holds a MS Degree in Mathematics from the University of Technology Eindhoven, The Netherlands. He moved to the United States in 1994.

About the Chantilly Local Community

Each month the PMIWDC Chantilly Committee volunteers bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. Meetings are held at the Sully District McDonnell Community room at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly VA 20151. 

Registration is free to PMI-WDC members and friends. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 and presentations begin at noon, lasting 45-50 minutes, allowing 10 -15 minutes for Q&A.  Each PMI member receives 1 PDU for attending.

This is an opportunity to network with other professionals.  Pre-registration is recommended. Presentations are usually scheduled the second Thursday of the month. If you are interested in presenting or volunteering with the Chantilly committee, please contact the PMIWDC Staff, at, who can put you in touch with the Chantilly Committee Volunteers. 

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