Khalid Machchate was titled the first Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur in the Maghreb region for his activities as founder and chairman of multinational consulting group K&W Technologies, with clients in 70+ countries ranging from financial institutions such as World Bank IFC and EBRD, to governments and multilaterals, to global tech giants such as Huawei and Microsoft.

Khalid also managed as regional director the US State Department backed Silicon Valley acceleration & investment program DEMO Africa, helping African startups raise over $80 MM and establish in the valley. He remains quite active as investor and board member in several companies and non-profit organizations, as well as policy advisor on the National Committee for Socio-Economic Development.

He currently serves as division director for Innovation, Technology and Investment at global mining and chemicals leader and Fortune 1000 corporation: OCP Group.