Khalid Jones is the Managing Partner of Source Rock Partners, a private asset and leadership firm where he oversees the Company’s investments in real-estate, entertainment and sports. For the last several years Khalid has brokered deals for the firm with Fortune 500 companies, multi-national hospitality groups and various colleges and universities.
Jones is also the co-founder of Echo Fox one of the world’s preeminent eSports organizations, recruiting, developing and celebrating some of the world’s best professional eSports athletes. Since its inception in December 2015 with, among others, three-time NBA champion Rick Fox, the organization fields dozens of athletes across various eSports competitions including League of Legends League Championship Series.
Prior to SourceRock, Khalid spent almost a decade as an attorney at some of the most prestigious international law firms in the country, focusing on the defense of large financial institutions and high-profile individuals in government agency led investigations. During his tenure practicing law, Jones defended clients in actions involving the SEC, DOJ, FHFA, the US Treasury Department and various state securities agencies.
Khalid graduated from Wake Forest University, where he currently serves on the Alumni Council and received his JD from Stanford Law School. He has a special interest in the study of languages with a concentration in Spanish and Japanese and is an avid art collector.
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