Writer / Marketer

About

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

 

Khalid El Khatib

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

He is a marketing and communications executive, most recently working as a vice president at 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.