Writer / Marketer

Khalid El Khatib

Khalid is writing his first book on his youth in Iowa, his twenties in NYC, and how being gay and half Middle Eastern impacted the two. He is a contributor to Hello Mr.the Huffington Post, Mic., PAPER Magazine, and VICE.

He is Vice President of Marketing for GLG - the world’s largest membership for professional learning and expertise. Previously, he worked 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.