Bio for Salman Khan

Salman "Sal" Khan was born in New Orleans to a father from Bangladesh and a mother from India.

Raised by his mother in New Orleans, Khan attended public school in New Orleans, where he excelled in math, joining his school's mathletes team.

Khan went on to earn degrees in mathematics, electrical engineering and computer science from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Before quitting to run the Khan Academy full-time, Khan was a hedge fund analyst.

Khan's wife is a physician. They have two children and live in Mountain View.


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