- Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Glowork, Saudi Arabia
Khalid Alkhudair is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glowork, a social enterprise that has created thousands of jobs for women, including 70 female employees at the company in Saudi Arabia. Prior to Glowork, he was Chief Operating Officer of Markets at KPMG. Alkhudair is a writer and contributor to international publications, and has published a book entitled “Communicating Effectively in the Work Place”. Alkhudair has received numerous awards, including the Forbes Young Inspiring Leader. He was also ranked third in the 30 under 30 Gulf Business Magazine power list and ranked as one of the top 500 most powerful Arabs by Arabian Business Magazine. Alkhudair is a Steering Committee Member at the Ministry of Labor of Saudi Arabia, Committee Member at the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce, Board Member at the DAF Consulting Firm and Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Middle East. He is also World Economic Forum Global Shaper and an Ashoka Fellow.