Khalid has been engaged in security services in the Middle East and Africa region for the past 14 years on numerous projects with Verizon, RSA Security, and Netegrity (CA division).
With over 28 years of experience (15 years within Information/IT security), Khalid brings a wealth experience from small to multi-million dollar security programs and projects including forensics engagements, CIRTs, and SOCs. Khalid has been engaged in numerous security transition and transformation programs for large fortune 100 customers.
Khalid has held various positions across EMEA, including Verizon where he was head of Global Consulting and Integration Services for the Middle East and Africa region. Khalid also worked as a client partner for large global Verizon customers interacting directly with CIOs, CISOs, and CEOs.
Prior roles include Services Director for Netegrity (CA division) and Projects Director and Solutions Principle Lead EMEA for RSA Security. Khalid was Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance for Verizon UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Khalid speaks often at conferences and seminars in EMEA.