Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Founder and CEO of Khan Academy, and founder of the nonprofits, Khan Lab School, and Khan World School

Salman Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. He is also the founder of, Khan Lab School, and Khan World School, all nonprofits focused on making world class, personalized mastery education accessible.

Khan’s new book is Brave New Words: How AI Will Revolutionize Education (And Why That’s a Good Thing), an exploration of how artificial intelligence and GPT technology will transform learning, and offers a road map for teachers, parents, and students to navigate this exciting (and sometimes intimidating) new world.

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Subjects include math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content, focusing on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations. Khan Academy’s resources are translated into more than 36 languages.

Khan’s interest in education began while he was an undergraduate at MIT. He developed math software for children with ADHD and tutored fourth- and seventh-grade public school students in Boston. He holds three degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.