CEO & Founder, Glowork
Khalid’s current role is the Founder and CEO of Glowork a women empowerment
organization that has created thousands of jobs for women. This led Glowork to be
awarded the Best innovation globally for job creation by the UN, ILO & World Bank. He
is a proud Ashoka Fellow, & a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum. In March
2014 Khalid was elected to become a Young Global Leader at the World Economic
Forum for his work in social entrepreneurship. Previously he held the role of COOMarkets
at KPMG in Saudi, Kuwait and Jordan which helped him secure an expertise
insight into all the key aspects of strategic and successful marketing and operations.
Khalid managed to lead the firms he worked with to over 30 key awards which were
aligned to the firm’s overall corporate goals and strategy .in 2013 Khalid led Glowork to
an investment of over 16M USD to expand its current operations into different verticals.
He is also an Endeavor Entrepreneur.
Khalid is an active writer & contributor international publications such as the Huffington
Post, as well as publishing a book entitled “Communicating effectively in the work
place”. All this led him to being awarded the Excellence in Entrepreneurship award at
the Global Thinkers Forum, The Best Head of Marketing in the Middle East, Saint
Mary’s University Young Alumni of the year, selected as a Amends Fellow at Stanford
University, Ranked #3 in the 30 under 30 Gulf Business Magazine powerlist & ranked in
the top 500 most powerful Arabs by Arabian Business Magazine. Khalid also sits on a number of Advisory boards throughout the Globe such as the CMO Council Advisory
Board, the Country Officer for Women Campaign International, Steering committee
member at the Ministry of Labor in Saudi Arabia, Steering committee member for talent
mobility at the World Economic Forum, Advisory Member at Saudi Broadcasting, a
judge at the Hult Prize, Employment Committee Member at the Riyadh Chamber of
Commerce, Board Member at DAF Consulting Firm, & a mentor at the Founders
Institute at Silicon Valley.