Khalid is an experienced academic with over 25 years of teaching, research, educational management and technology transfer experience across disciplines in the UK and TNE. Before his appointment as Professor in Digital Transformation and Associate Dean PG and Corporate at the Faculty of Business & Law, he was Professor and Head of department at the Abertay University, the founding Dean of the Claude Littner Business School University of West London (2014-16) and Dean of School of Quality Management at Smart University Dubai, professor and head of Operations Sstems group at the York Management School, University of York UK.. Prior to this he was the Founding Director for the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Bradford. Khalid is a Fellow of National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurs (NCGE) UK supported by the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and a life member of the European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Research (EFER). Khalid has completed an Executive Education Training programme at the Harvard Business School USA in 2006. He is also a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and Certified Project Manager and EFQM European Assessor certified from Brussels. He was the Yorkshire Forward technology transfer champion for 7 years and was awarded Certificate of Merit from the House of Lord UK in recognition of his services for education and community. In 2012 he received the Chancellor Award for Excellence in Research and 2013 he received an award for exemplary Leader. Khalid has more than 2000 citation to his research work.