Salman Khan

Founder, Khan Academy

Salman Khan is the founder and sole faculty member of the Khan Academy, a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy now consists of self-paced software, and with over one million unique students per month, it is the most-used educational video repository on the Internet. Since Khan first began posting math tutorials in 2004, Khan Academy has delivered over 45 million lessons. All 2,200-plus video tutorials—covering everything from basic addition to advanced calculus, physics, chemistry, and biology—have been made by Khan. Prior to founding the Academy, Khan was a senior analyst at a hedge fund and had also worked in technology and venture capital.

Videos/Audio of Salman Khan

In three minutes, Sal Khan shares his Big Idea for higher education: Take the power out of the hands of big... See more
Developing critical thinkers for the 21st century. See more
Developing critical thinkers for the 21st century.Khan shows how the Khan Academy works and then demonstrates how... See more
Welcome by:Justin Smith, The Atlantic, and Walter Isaacson, The Aspen InstituteA variety of 2011 Aspen Ideas speakers... See more