Khalid Al-Khudair


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Name: Khalid Al-Khudair
Title: Founder, Glowork
Khalid holds various roles in various capacities. His current role is the Founder and CEO of a women empowerment initiative that has created thousands of jobs for women thus far This led his initiative Glowork to be awarded the Best innovation globally for job creation by the UN, ILO and World Bank through the Youth Employment Network. He is also a proud Ashoka Fellow, a Global Shaper (representing Saudi Arabia) at the World Economic Forum as well as the Riyadh Hub Curator. Khalid was a key asset in establishing Deutsche Gulf Finance's brand, corporate identity and presence in the Saudi market as a leader in the mortgage industry, as well as leading them to 3 financial key international awards. Khalid also held the role of COO- Markets at one of the Big 4 Consulting firms in Saudi, Kuwait and Jordan which has helped him secure an expertise insight into all the key aspects of strategic and successful marketing and strategy. Khalid managed to lead the firms he worked with to over 30 key awards in the space of four years, which were aligned to the firm's overall corporate goals and strategy such as the Best Saudi Company to Work for award (top 3 position for 5 years in a row). Khalid is an active writer and contributor international and regional publications such as the Huffington Post, Gulf Marketing Review, Saudi Gazette, Arab News etc 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 for 2010, Saint Mary’s University Young Alumni of the year, WAMDA Entrepreneur of the week in 2012, Ranked #3 in the 30 under 30 Gulf Business Magazine powerlist and ranked in the top 500 most powerful arabs throughout the globe 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 (ALWANE) , 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, and a mentor at the Founders Institute at Silicon Valley. Khalid Alkhudair is only 29 years of age and is a Saudi Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds a Bachelors of Commerce with a major in Marketing and a minor in Psychology and HR from Canada

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Oct 08, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Economic development, Education, Income generation, Technology

تعزيز دور المرأة في المملكة العربية السعودية ومنطقة الخليج عن طريق ابتكار فرص جديدة في مجال العمل المهني للسيدات وقيادة الطريق لدمج المرأة السعودية في نسيج القوى العاملة.

Sep 23, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Economic development, Education, Income generation, Technology

Khalid Al-Khudair promeut les opportunités demploi destinés aux femmes en Arabie Saoudite par le biais de plateformes internet connectant employeurs et femmes qualifiées en recherche d'emploi.

Sep 12, 2013 / 5 Comments / in Economic development, Education, Income generation, Technology

Khalid Al-Khudair is promoting employment opportunities for women in the Saudi Arabia though the use of online platforms that connect employers to qualified women looking for work.