Sal Khan

Sal Khan CNBC Next 25
Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Executive director, Khan Academy

Born: October 11, 1976, Metairie, New Orleans

Education: BS in mathematics, BS and MS in electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MBA, Harvard Business School

Early Marker: Tutoring his cousin, Nadia, in mathematics over the Internet.

Big Idea: Free-to-user online video education delivered via YouTube.

Wave of the Future: Online education

Latest Special Reports

  • As the need for high-level financial advice grows, wealth managers handling high-net-worth clients grow more important.

  • Innovative female entrepreneur examining prototype

    In an era of rapid technological advances and demographic change, how do legacy companies adapt, innovate and evolve? CNBC Evolve features iconic global companies and executives who are embracing change and transforming for the future.

  • Frontline insights and unique views on key issues and challenges facing today’s CFOs.

CNBC25: Rebels, Icons and Leaders