Sal Khan Keynote Speaker
- Founder of non-for-profit Khan Academy, a free online education platform
- His YouTube channel has over 7.5 million subscribers, and over 1.97 billion views
- Named in Time Magazines '100 most influential people in the world' and Fortune's 40 Under 40 lists
Sal Khan's Biography
Sal Khan is the Founder of online education platform, The Khan Academy, as well as the Khan Lab School in California. He is a keynote speaker on science, technology, entrepreneurship and education.
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit, and a free online education platform that aims to remove barriers to education. The Khan Academy has been widely recognised for its work – it was awarded the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award. It received 2$ million from Google in 2010 to create more courses and translate its existing library into multiple languages.
With the Khan Academy, Sal has produced 6,500+ popular videos, which predominantly focus on subjects around science and mathematics. His YouTube channel has over 7.5 million subscribers, and over 1.97 billion views.
He has featured on many television and radio programs, including CNN, NBC Nightly News and National Public Radio in the US.
Sal was named in the 2012 Time Magazine list of 100 most influential people in the world, and was on the front cover of Forbes. He featured in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 in 2010 and was invited by Bill Gates to speak at TED in 2011.
He completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science at MIT and holds a master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. In 2021, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard.