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Salman Khan

Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy

Skoll Awardee


Salman Khan is Founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, a non-profit organisation providing free, high-quality education worldwide. With an MBA from Harvard Business School, he began tutoring his cousin by phone and using an interactive notepad, then he posted videos of his tutorials on YouTube. In 2009 he committed fully to Khan Academy. Salman has been recognised in Fortune’s '40 Under 40', Fast Company’s '100 Most Creative People in Business' and TIME’s '100 Most Influential People in the World'. In 2012 he released his book 'The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined'.