Salman Khan

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1976 –

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Who is Salman Khan?

Salman Amin "Sal" Khan is a Bengali American educator, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund analyst. He is the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and nonprofit organization. From a small office in his home, Khan has produced more than 4,800 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, mainly focusing on mathematics and the sciences.

As of July 21, 2014, the Khan Academy channel on YouTube attracted 2,089,353 subscribers and the Khan Academy videos have been viewed over 458 million times. In 2012, Time named Salman Khan in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes magazine featured Khan on its cover with the story "$1 Trillion Opportunity."

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Born
Oct 11, 1976
New Orleans
Also known as
  • Sal Khan
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Bangladeshi American
  • Bengali people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Master's Degree, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Mathematics
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Chief Executive Officer, Khan Academy
    (2006/09 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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