Writer / Marketer


Writer and marketer. Middle Eastern, Midwestern, and based in New York.


Khalid El Khatib

Khalid is (slowly) writing his first book about his experiences growing up in Iowa and New York as the gay son of a Muslim father. He is a contributor to Hello Mr.the Huffington PostMic.PAPER Magazine, and VICE.

He is Vice President of Communications and Marketing for GLG - the world’s largest platform for professional learning. Previously, he worked in communications at Teach For America and then as a senior director at Group SJR, a digital marketing agency within WPP, where he led a diverse portfolio of accounts including General Electric, Goldman Sachs, TED, and Xerox.

Originally from Dubuque, Iowa, Khalid graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor's degree in creative writing, political science, and psychology. He lives in New York City.