Salman Khan was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, to immigrant parents from India and Bangladesh. Before founding the Khan Academy, he was a hedge fund analyst. He's also worked in venture capital and engineering at Oracle and several Silicon Valley start-ups. Khan holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was president of his class, and three degrees from MIT.
By Salman Khan
Read by Salman Khan
Khan presents a radical vision for the future of education, and his own remarkable, inspiring story.
"Since its founding in 2006, Sal Khan's project - the Khan academy - has revolutionized our thinking on the potential and promise of unfettered, open-access online education. In his new book The One World Schoolhouse, Khan presents his vision and blueprint for how online technology can, and should, play an integral role in educating communities across the globe, closing the opportunity gap and providing high-quality education for all." - Al Gore
Released Tue Oct 16 00:00:00 UTC 2012