Loudoun County Economic Development
Buddy Rizer is the director for economic development in Loudoun County, Virginia, one of the fastest-growing counties in the U.S. He manages business attraction, retention and expansion efforts in Loudoun's thriving commercial and rural economies. He has a personal focus on the technology arena, including Loudoun's thriving data center cluster. Rizer works with a stable of companies that include Digital Realty Trust, DuPont Fabros, Equinix, Amazon, AOL, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Neustar and the Washington Redskins. He markets Loudoun County at the national level, and also has extensive international business development experience in Germany, Russia, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Finland and the U.K. Rizer has been a speaker at many regional and national data center events. He serves on the NVTC Board and was the founding co-chair of NVTC's Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee. He is a Certified Economic Developer.