Writer / Marketer


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 runs marketing and communications for Stack Overflow, the world's largest community for developers. Previously, he work as a vice president at GLG. He started his career in communications at Teach For America and spent three years 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.