প্রতিষ্ঠাতা এবং প্রধান নির্বাহী কর্মকর্তা
স্যাল তার ভাই-বোনদের (পরে অন্যদের ভাই বোনদেরও) সাহায্য করতে 200 5 সালে খান একাডেমি শুরু করেন। সেইসাথে খান একাডেমির লক্ষ্য এবং দিক নির্দেশনা তৈরি করতে তিনি প্রচুর ভিডিও তৈরি করে যাচ্ছেন (যদিও শুধু তিনি একাই এই কাজ করছেন না)।
স্যাল এমআইটি থেকে তিনটি ডিগ্রি অর্জন এবং হাভার্ড থেকে এমবিএ করেন।
John designs and builds the frontend architecture, and infrastructure, of Khan Academy. He's worked on the CS platform, accessibility, internationalization, performance, and many other parts of the site.
Tom studied Mathematics, Cognitive Science and Data Science at UC Berkeley, and has spent time in the computer games industry developing cutting-edge virtual worlds.
He now manages the Content Platform team, which builds next-generation tools for content creation and internationalization.
ক্রেইগ ডেটাবেজ থেকে ডেভেলাপারের যন্ত্রপাতি পর্যন্ত সকল অবকাঠামোগত বিষয় লক্ষ্য রাখেন।
যোগদানের পূর্বে ক্রেইগ গুগলের জন্য কাজ করেন যেখানে ল্যারি এবং সার্গেই প্রথম তাকে নিয়োগ দেন।
Computing Content Creator
Pamela was born to a duo of Computer Scientists who told her that she could learn programming without their help, thanks to the internet. Now that she's at KA, she creates the computing curriculum to make that true!
When Pamela's not coding or teaching, she's usually playing improv games. Before KA, she worked at Coursera and Google.
Strategic Partnerships Lead
মিয়া খান একাডেমিতে নতুন এবং মজার কনটেন্ট তৈরি করেনতে এবং সেগুলো চালু করেনতে বিভিন্ন সংগঠনের সাথে কাজ করেন। এই দলে যোগ দেওয়ার আগে, তিনি পাবলিক অ্যাফেয়ার্সে কোরো ফেলোশিপ সম্পন্ন করেন এবং বার্কেলের ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ ক্যালিফোর্নিয়া থেকে ইতিহাসে স্নাতক করেন।
কেভিন গণিত, কম্পিউটার সায়েন্স, সর্বোপরি জ্ঞানার্জন করেনতেই পছন্দ করেন। তিনি নতুন কিছু তৈরি করেনতে ভালবাসেন এবং শিক্ষা ব্যবস্থাকে পরিবর্তন করেনতে সাহায্য করেনতে চান।
কেভিন অনেক দিন ধরে সফটওয়্যার ম্যানেজিং এবং ডেভেলপিং এর কাজ করেনছেন, সম্প্রতি তিনি অ্যাডোবি ও মজিলায় কাজ করেছেন। তিনি এক দশকের বেশি সময় ধরে উন্মুক্ত প্রকল্পে কাজ করেনছেন এবং কমনজেএস ও টার্বো গিয়ারস চালু করেনার জন্য পরিচিত।
সফটওয়্যার ডেভেলপমেন্ট ছাড়াও, কেভিন বেশ কিছু শিশুতোষ কল্পকাহিনী লিখেছেন।
Senior Design Manager
Leo is a product designer and manager that enjoys organizing messy things. He loves library science, behavior science, game design & video games, and spending time with his greyhound Bea.
Before joining Khan Academy, he studied information science and worked on native apps for Target and Starbucks.
Ben studied math with a side of physics and computer science at MIT; now he works on infrastructure at Khan Academy. When he's not busy learning, teaching, or writing education-related software, he enjoys hiking, folding origami, and doing puzzles.
খান একাডেমিতে ইন্টার্নশীপ করেনা ম্যাটের খুব পছন্দ ছিল তাই রাইসে সিএস ডিগ্রি শেষে সে ফিরে আসে।
এটা খুব মজার হওয়ার কথা।
Senior Humanities Content Creator
কিম তার সারাজীবন ভুতের গল্পকে "ইতিহাস" বলে চালিয়ে দিয়ে তা নিয়ে সময় কাটিয়েছেন ।
খান একাডেমিতে আসার আগে সে ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ নর্থ ক্যারোলিনা থেকে ইতিহাসে পিএইচডি ডিগ্রি অর্জন করেছেন। কয়েকবছর তিনি ভার্জিনিয়ার কলেজে শিক্ষকতা করেছেন।
তার পছন্দের জিনিস টমেটো, বিড়াল এবং আব্রাহাম লিংকন, তবে তার পছন্দ যে এই ক্রম অনুসারেই প্রাধান্য পায় তা না।
জারেড ব্রিগহাম ইয়াং ইউনিভার্সিটি থেকে কম্পিউটার সায়েন্সে স্নাতক করেন। তিনি তার পরিবারের সাথে সময় কাটাতে, ক্যাম্পিং করেনতে, গান গাইতে এবং কীভাবে বিশ্বকে আরও সুন্দর করেনে গড়ে তোলা যায় সে সম্পর্কে নিজের মতামত জানাতে পছন্দ করেন।
ব্রায়ান খান একাডেমি মোবাইল অ্যাপ নিয়ে কাজ করেন, এবং যতক্ষণ না এগুলো নির্ভুল হয় ততক্ষন চেষ্টা করতে থাকেন!
তিনি সিয়াটলে থাকেন। তিনি রান্না করতে, দৌড়াতে এবং তার ছেলেকে নিয়ে চিড়িয়াখানায় যেতে পছন্দ করেন। খান একাডেমিতে কাজ শুরু করার আগে তিনি স্টারবাকসে ডিজাইনার হিসেবে কাজ করতেন।
শন শিক্ষা প্রযুক্তিতে কাজ করেনতে খুবই উৎসাহী। তিনি নিরাপত্তা ডেভেলপার, এনিমেশন-সরঞ্জাম বিশেষজ্ঞ, পূর্ণকালীন পর্যটক হিসেবে কাজ করেছেন। ছয় বছর বয়সেই তিনি পড়াশোনাতে খুবই মনযোগী ছিলেন এবং একসময় তিনি ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ ওয়াটারলূয়ের একজন ছাত্রও ছিলেন।
কোডিং করেনার বাইরে তিনি প্রাকৃতিক সৌন্দর্য দেখেন, ছবি তোলেন, রান্না করেন, অথবা গিটার বাজান।
বেন মনে করেন মানুষের ক্ষমতায়নের জন্য শিক্ষা একটি শক্তিশালী উপকরেনণ। তিনি মাথা খাটিয়ে তথ্য সংক্রান্ত সমস্যা এবং রোবট প্রস্তুত করেনতে পছন্দ করেন। তাহলে, স্বাভাবিকভাবে খান একাডেমি তার জন্য একটি উপযুক্ত স্থান।
ব্যাকরেনণ বিষয়ের ফেলো
খান একাডেমিতে আসার আগে ডেভিড সেন্ট লুইসের ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ ওয়াশিংটন থেকে ইংরেজি সাহিত্য এবং ফিল্ম অ্যান্ড মিডিয়া স্টাডিস বিষয়ে বিএ ডিগ্রি অর্জন করেন। স্নাতক সম্পন্ন করেনার পর তিনি শিকাগোর একটি শিক্ষা বিষয়ক গেম প্রকাশনীর এডিটরিয়াল ডিরেক্টর হিসেবে করেন্মরত ছিলেন এবং একটি বৈজ্ঞানিক কল্পকাহিনী পডকাস্টের প্রযোজক, লেখক এবং কণ্ঠ শিল্পী হিসেবে কাজ করেছেন।
ডেভিডের কিছু শখের বিষয় হল: পডকাস্টিং, রান্না এবং কিছুটা জটিল বোর্ড গেম। ডেভিডের প্রিয়শব্দ: ফিওর্ড, বালালাইকা, স্থনিক, চিক্যানেরি, বাম্বারশুট।
এঞ্জেলা খান একাডেমির দৈনিক আর্থিক সকল লেনদেনের কাজ করেন, সকল বিল পরিশোধ করেনা হয়েছে তা নিশ্চিত করেনে্ন এবং প্রতিটি ডলার ও সেন্ট এর হিসাব রাখেন।
খান একাডেমিতে যোগ দেয়ার পূর্বে, এঞ্জেলা ফার্স্ট রিপাবলিক ট্রাস্ট কোম্পানীতে নগদ লেনদেন শাখায় কাজ করতেন এবং সাউথ কোরিয়ায় শিশুদের ইংরেজি শেখাতেন। সাধারণত, যখন তিনি হিসাবের বিবরণী মিলানোর কাজ করেন না, তখন ক্যানুতে প্যাডেল দেন বা শহরের চারপাশে ঘুরতে বের হয়ে যান।
Senior Math Content Creator
লিন্ডসে ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ নটর ডেম এর "অলাভজনক প্রতিষ্ঠান প্রশাসন" বিষয়ে পড়াশুনা করেছেন এবং খান একাডেমিতে তাঁর দায়িত্বকে- তাঁর পেশাগত আগ্রহের দু'টি ক্ষেত্র: গণিত শিক্ষা ও অলাভজনক খাত, এ দু'টির মহামিলন হিসেবে দেখেন। খান একাডেমিতে কাজ করেনার পূর্বে, লিন্ডসে মাধ্যমিক গণিত শিখিয়েছেন ও স্নাতক পর্যায়ের গণিত শিক্ষকদের জন্য বিভিন্ন কোর্সওয়ার্ক তৈরি করেছেন।
শিক্ষকতা ছাড়াও লিন্ডসে কলেজ ফুটবল ও বাস্কেটবল দেখতে, দৌড়াতে এবং চার বছর বয়সীদের ফুটবল শেখাতে পছন্দ কর।
Tina is responsible for making sure that all the numbers go into the right buckets and that the number trains are operating on schedule. While she’s not at work, she is shuttling around her two kids from school to the ball field to the pitch.
বিষয়বস্তু প্রজেক্ট ম্যানেজার
Caroline likes making everything as efficient, effective, and equitable as possible. Before joining Khan Academy, she was at Teach For America - first as a middle school science teacher in the South Bronx, and then as a member of the national organization's staff. She is a Ravenclaw, studied Brain & Cognitive Science at MIT, and spends her free time cross stitching personalized and sometimes odd samplers for loved ones.
ইন্ডিয়া কান্ট্রি ম্যানেজার
সন্দ্বীপ, খান একাডেমি ভারতের প্রধান এবং তার স্বপ্ন সব বাচ্চাদের জন্য সমান সুযোগ করে দেওয়া।
খান একাডেমি এর আগে সন্দ্বীপ আইএফসি বিনিয়োগ কোম্পানির এশিয়া, আফ্রিকা, ল্যাটিন আমেরিকা ও ইউরোপের শাখার মধ্যে বেশ কয়েক বছর কাটিয়েছেন। পরে তিনি edtech প্রতিষ্ঠা করেন ফলে 80টির বেশি দেশের অনলাইন লার্নার্সদের কমিউনিটি তৈরি হয়, যা তার ভ্রমণ করা দেশের চেয়ে অনেক বেশি।
Community Giving Manager
Lizzie works on the Philanthropy team as the manager of community giving. Lizzie is an avid open water swimmer and has competed in races on both US coasts.
Before joining Khan Academy, Lizzie worked at several museums in education, development, and visitor services. Lizzie holds a B.A. in Art History from Colorado State University and a M.A. in Museum Education from University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Julie joined Khan Academy to help ensure its long-term sustainability. She’s excited to focus on making Khan Academy’s incredible content available to anyone, anywhere, for years to come.
Previously, she worked on improving educational equity at organizations such as NewSchools Venture Fund, where she raised funds to support early-stage education entrepreneurs. She was also on the founding team at Wishbone.org, a crowd-sourced fundraising platform that sends low-income high school students to summer programs.
Julie is an avid dancer and lover of Japanese food. She received her A.B. from Princeton University.
Content Contributor — Test Prep
Rosie started her Khan Academy career developing SAT questions and is thrilled to be back on the Test Prep Content team. Before joining Khan, she worked at an affordable housing non-profit connecting residents with needed services.
Nick takes ideas and turns them into code. He works at Khan Academy on mobile projects.
In his free time you’ll catch him hiking through the hills of California or in the kitchen cooking up something tasty.
ধ্রুব, খান একাডেমির অবকাঠামো দলে কাজ করে।
খান একাডেমিতে যোগদানের আগে, ধ্রুব Zearn ও Amplify জন্য শিক্ষা প্রযুক্তি পণ্য তৈরি করতেন, আমেরিকার জন্য শিক্ষা এর মাধ্যমে ব্রুকলিন উচ্চ বিদ্যালয় গণিত পাঠ দিতেন এবং ভার্জিনিয়া বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের কম্পিউটার প্রকৌশল অধ্যয়নরত ছিলেন।
Cassey is part of the dynamic duo that runs the Office of the CEO. She uses her OCD-like organizational skills to make sure Sal’s day runs as smoothly as possible.
খান একাডেমির আগে, ক্যাসি দুই বছরের জন্য পালো আল্টোতে একটি প্রাইভেট ক্লিনিকের অফিস ম্যানেজার হিসেবে কাজ করতেন - প্রধানত সেসকল শিশুদের নিয়ে কাজ করেন যাদের মনোযোগ এবং শ্রেনি কার্যক্রমে অংশগ্রহনে অসুবিধা দেখা যায়। তিনি ইউসি বার্কলে থেকে মনস্তত্ত্বের উপর স্নাতক ডিগ্রী লাভ করেন। এছাড়াও তাকে অফিসের বাইরে নেটফ্লিক্সে বিভিন্ন অনুষ্ঠান দেখা, ডলারস পার্কে বেড়াতে কিংবা তাকে জনপ্রিয় গানের সাথে নাচতে দেখা যাবে।
Brian is a Full-stack Developer Lead in Ann Arbor, MI who loves to hack and solve problems. He loves hard problems and learning new things.
Before joining, Brian worked in healthcare, education, research, load testing, military, and power management. When not hacking, Brian can be found riding his road bike, nerding out in the kitchen, camping, or goofing around with his kids.
Paul covers Khan Academy’s relationships with foundation and corporate supporters. He came to Khan Academy after working in both for-profit and policy organizations. Outside of work, he likes to spend time hiking, skiing, reading, and doing the Sunday crossword. Paul holds a B.A. in international relations from Brown and an M.A. in international relations and economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Nick is super excited to be working with the great folks at Khan Academy to improve education for everyone, everywhere.
His professional history includes starting small businesses and writing clean code at startups. He's a big fan of being happy, technology and how it can help the world, reading, tea, and all situations that provide backdrops for exceptionally long conversations (camping, hiking, or hosting dinner parties).
Community Support Manager
Laurie is a nerd for online communities, and at Khan Academy gets to work with one of the internet's finest.
Before Khan Academy, Laurie helped internal teams make sense of the strange and wonderful weirdness of internet communities at various gaming and social media startups. When she's not geeking out over the amazing ways that humans interact online, she can be found exploring some part of the world trying to collect good stories.
Anthony supports the staff at Khan Academy ensuring the technology is up to date and working reliably.
Before joining Khan Academy he worked in IT for 15 years implementing and supporting technology at public & private schools.
He has a passion for technology that started at an early age and built his first computer to play the latest games.
Learning new tech and solving problems are two things he enjoys. As a hobby he enjoys designing and programming iOS/Android games.
Michael has joined Khan Academy after years of building all kinds of software, everything from embedded devices to video games.
He likes dodging trees and sharks while mountain biking and scuba diving, respectively.
Hannah fell in love with Khan Academy while developing an introductory computer science curriculum for middle school students. She interned at KA in 2015 and is thrilled to be back full-time!
Her favorite activities include baking and biking.
Leader of District Partnerships
Dave leads a team focused on managing partnerships with school districts across the United States to support teachers and improve student outcomes.
Prior to Khan Academy, Dave was a high school math teacher in San Antonio and Redwood City. Outside of work, he enjoys visiting used book stores, exercising, and playing board / card games.
দিয়েদ্রা একজন সাবেক শিল্পী যিনি শিক্ষার বিকাশে সাহায্য করতে ভীষন আগ্রহী। তার অবসর সময়টা তিনি কমিকস পড়ে এবং কবুতর নিয়ে কাটান।
Nick's working on new tools that support teachers and classrooms. Previously, Nick helped build and grow products at betaworks, Techstars, and Canvas Networks.
A fan of wordplay and creativity, Nick is interested in inventing new interfaces for expression.
Senior Content Manager – Test Prep
Before joining Khan Academy, Dave ran a test prep and college counseling firm in New York, and worked with students all over the world.
Our goal is to be equal parts coach, mechanic, statistician and guru, occasionally with a little firefighter and comedian thrown in. We love helping our learners build their confidence and boost their scores with concrete techniques, strategies, and explanations that are warm, rigorous and candid. We hope to inspire our students to reach their targets and pursue their dreams.
Harsha Dronamraju joined Khan Academy because he believes solutions to the world's toughest problems could be locked in the mind of a student without access to a high quality education.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Harsha was a product manager on the mobile game, Words with Friends, and was an Education Pioneer Fellow with Bellwether Education Partners. He holds a BA from Tufts and an MBA from Northwestern - Kellogg.
Amos works on the infrastructure team at Khan Academy. Previously he helped create the Zope web framework and did a bunch of public art projects. He likes building kites and horsing around with his daughter.
Ragini works in the Data Science team at Khan Academy. She's a Virginia Tech alumnus and comes from OSIsoft where she created software for real-time data. She's fascinated by the impact Khan Academy has made and will make in uplifting the lives of so many people, worldwide. She loves Mathematics, playing badminton, swimming and eating desserts.
Aasmund is a geek of all trades who grew up in Norway (where winter isn't only coming, it's been there all the time). Since discovering programming at the age of twelve, it has been his greatest hobby. While studying at the university, he discovered his love for teaching, and started giving extra lectures to his fellow students.
When not teaching or programming, Aasmund enjoys reading, playing classical piano, hiking, and bragging about the three extra letters in the Norwegian alphabet: Æ, Ø, and Å.
Odelia is super excited to be part of the Finance Team to help make sure all transactions, big and small, are accounted for accurately. Prior to joining Khan Academy, she was also working in finance at PG&E and Gap Inc.
Outside of work, Odelia enjoys reading, traveling to exotic and unexplored places, learning new things, visiting cute card and paper shops, admiring the color changes in leaves during fall season, and attending basketball games. She also volunteers at a mentorship program monthly to hopefully inspire and guide students to take charge of their learning.
Sanyukta is a designer who is excited to work on products that bring the world forward. She's had a mishmash of experiences - from working freelance, interning at a giant corporation and working at a design agency, to being an in-house brand and UX designer at a tiny startup.
Sanyukta enjoys cookouts with friends and family, traveling, collecting gorgeous cookbooks, putting a fried egg on everything and battling her Goodreads reading list.
Product Marketing Manager
Lauren leads marketing initiatives to spread the word about Khan Academy to people around the world. Prior to Khan Academy, Lauren developed marketing strategies for Woodside Hotels. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Communications from UC Davis and an MBA from UC Berkeley. In her spare time she loves cooking, reading, and watching Broadway musicals.
Software Engineering Fellow
এলিস প্রগতিশীল মানসিকতা এবং সবার জন্য মানসম্মত জীবনব্যাপী শিক্ষায় বিশ্বাসী। খান একাডেমিতে আসার পূর্বে, তিনি বিপণন এবং ব্যবসায়িক উন্নয়ন নিয়ে পড়ালেখা করেন এবং তারপর সফটওয়্যার ইঞ্জিনিয়ারিং এ শিক্ষা অর্জন করেন। এলিস বই (বিশেষত বৈজ্ঞানিক কল্পকাহিনী, ঐতিহাসিক কল্পকাহিনী এবং কিশোরদের জন্য রচিত) পড়তে, লিখতে, ভ্রমন করতে এবং খেতে ভালোবাসেন।
President & COO
Ginny joined Khan Academy in December 2016 to help Sal realize his vision of creating free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Ginny spent the bulk of her career at Intuit running various business units and functional groups. Ginny holds a dual-BA degree from Brown University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
ভিডিওগ্রাফার / সম্পাদক
Felipe joined Khan Academy after an almost 20 year career working for the NBC Television stations in San Diego and in the SF Bay Area. He's won seven regional and one national Emmy award for his sports and investigative work and he's honored by the privilege to now be sharing the stories of Khan Academy with you.
Kairui (pronounced “kai-ray”) wants to help everyone get access to free, quality learning experiences. He is most interested in the potential for the right learning experiences to transform people into curious, lifelong learners.
A math and science geek at heart, Kairui had previously used his powers to fight fraud and to build an automated factory. At Khan Academy, he uses the power of computers, statistics (and heart) to understand how people can learn most effectively and have fun while doing it!
Jangmi found the joy of programming in Khan Academy all the way from Korea. Prior to Khan Academy, she was an elementary school teacher in Korea while she taught herself to code.
She loves learning new things and being a creative human being. With her free time, she paints, exercises, translates novels, and reads about cutting-edge tech.
VP Consumer Marketing
Nancy heads up the effort of figuring out "how do we make students aware of Khan Academy's excellent stuff?" She gets to create fun things like TV ads and School contests.
Before joining Khan Academy, Nancy worked at Intuit, Good Technology, and Mattel, and has an MBA from University of California, Berkeley. In her spare time, she watches reality TV and hunts Pokemon with her 8-year old daughter (gotta catch 'em all!)
Content Project & Operations Manager
Jacque manages partnerships and develops processes to help the content team scale. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Jacque worked as a community college program manager and helped young adults navigate life decisions, from choosing a career to planning for their financial future.
Jacqui is joining the Khan Academy infrastructure team following several years at IDEO.org, where she crafted online learning experiences for a global community of human-centered designers.
অবসর সময়ে তিনি বাইক চালাতে, পাহাড়ে উঠতে বা ক্যাম্পিং করতে, শব্দজট খেলতে এবং চকলেটের তৈরি খাবার বানাতে পছন্দ করেন।
David is a problem solver and an optimizer. He is always looking for alternate routes to take.
ডেভিড অবসর সময়ে কলরাডো পর্বতমালায় ঋতুভেদে পর্বতারোহণ অথবা স্কি করতে যান। বর্ষার সময় তিনি বন্ধুদের সাথে ঘরে বসে খেলতে পছন্দ করেন।
কোরা সংগীত এবং সংস্কৃতি (এবং একই সাথে তথ্য বিজ্ঞান) নিয়ে পড়াশোনা করেছেন এবং এখন পাইথনে কোডিং করছেন।
কাজের বাইরে কোরা গান গাইতে, কবিতা পড়তে ও লিখতে এবং তার পরিবার ও পোষা বিড়াল দুটির সাথে সময় কাটাতে পছন্দ করেন।
মার্থা এমন একটি প্রকৌশলী দলকে নেতৃত্ব দিচ্ছেন যারা সবার জন্য যে কোন স্থানে বিনামূল্যে শিক্ষা নিশ্চিত করার জন্য কাজ করছেন। মার্থা সফটওয়্যার ডেভেলপার হিসেবে কাজ করার আগে গণিত পড়াতেন। এখন খান একাডেমিতে তার পছন্দের ক্ষেত্রে কাজ করতে পেরে তিনি অত্যন্ত আনন্দিত। ইতোমধ্যে তিনি এইচপি, ইনটুইট এবং এসসিআই সলুশনসে নেতৃস্থানীয় পর্যায়ে কাজ করেছেন। মার্থা গণিতে বিএ (কেন্ট স্টেট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) এবং এমএস (ইলিনয়স বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) করেছেন এবং মিনেসোটা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় থেকে কম্পিউটার প্রকৌশল বিষয়ে এমএস করেছেন।
Community Support Associate
বেশ কয়েক বছর শিক্ষার্থী এবং শিক্ষক হিসেবে খান একাডেমি ব্যবহার করার পর; ট্রেসি, খান একাডেমি দলে শিক্ষকদের সহায়তা করার জন্য যোগ দিয়েছেন। তিনি একজন সাবেক সম্পাদক, গণিত শিক্ষক এবং অলাভজনক প্রতিষ্ঠানে ব্যবস্থাপক হিসেবেও কাজ করেছেন। তিনি অত্যন্ত ভোজনরসিক! তিনি মূলত ইন্ডিয়ানার, তবে এখন মিসৌরির সেন্ট লুইতে স্থায়ীভাবে বসবাস করছেন। অবসর সময়ে তিনি খেতে, ক্যাম্পিং করতে, বেড়াতে এবং কয়েক বছর পর পর নিজের বিদ্যালয় ঘুরে দেখতে পছন্দ করেন। তিনি কুইজ দলে থাকতে খুব পছন্দ করেন তবে তিনি শুধু 90 এর দশক বা এর আগের লোকসঙ্গীত সম্পর্কেই জানেন!
Julia is a Product Manager, focusing on scaling the impact of Khan Academy. She was previously a Product Manager at Edmodo. Julia has a BA from UC Berkeley, an EdM from Harvard, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. Julia started her career in education as a classroom teacher.
গণিত কনটেন্ট ফেলো
Tomer loves being a part of Khan Academy's mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. As a math content creator, he's focused on the world-class part, constantly working on ways to make Khan Academy's content better.
Humanities Content Creator
Before Khan Academy, Leah earned a B.A. in Political Science and Women's Studies and taught for U.S. History for two years at a charter high school in Houston. When she's not spending her time listening to podcasts about the Supreme Court, she spends her free time playing any and every card game out there and watching a whole bunch of superhero movies.
Anthony helps users across the world can find the free educational content on Khan Academy from search engines. Before arriving at Khan Academy, he spent time doing e-commerce SEO and consulting for a wide range of clients.
Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife Jenna and his two boys (Everett & Elias). Playing Nintendo, family board game night, watching a Vikings game or heading to the lake cabin are pretty typical plans for a weekend.
Brazil Content Manager
অ্যামান্ডা বিশ্বাস করেন তার দেশের সুন্দর ভবিষ্যতের চাবিকাঠি হলো শিক্ষা। তিনি খান একাডেমিকে খুব পছন্দ করেন এবং এর উচ্চমানসম্পন্ন শিক্ষা বিষয়বস্তুগুলো ব্রাজিলে ব্যবহার করতে তিনি অত্যন্ত উৎসাহী। বর্তমানে তিনি বিষয়বস্তু লোকালাইজেশন এবং ব্রাজিলের শিক্ষা ব্যবস্থার উপযোগী নতুন বিষয়বস্তু তৈরির কাজে নিয়োজিত দলগুলোকে নেতৃত্ব দিচ্ছেন।
Amanda has been working in Education for over 10 years. She has experienced many different roles, from educational franchise manager to teacher trainer, as well as being a mentor for teachers and school coordinators. In recent years she had been focusing on course material development, being an editor and member of the R&D department of an EFL publisher and franchiser.
Amanda holds a BA from PUC, an MBA from FGV, and a graduate degree in teaching from SENAC.
VP of Content
Katherine Morris is Vice President of Content at Khan Academy. In this role, she leads the team responsible for creating instructional videos, articles and practice exercises worldwide.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Katherine was Director of Product Management in the small business division at Intuit. Her roles included leading the QuickBooks International, Payroll and Self-Help Content product management teams. Before joining Intuit, Katherine worked as a business analyst in Accenture's Strategic Services Group and co-founded Bayshore Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focused on the credit card industry.
Katherine received her undergraduate degree at Stanford, where she majored in Human Biology. She also attended Harvard Business School, where she received a Masters in Business Administration.
Director of School Partnerships
Jason was a former classroom teacher and technology coordinator. He ran Yahoo!’s Kids and Education businesses after leaving teaching, and has been working at various education, gaming, and entertainment startups over the past decade.
Director of Efficacy and Research
Kelli is a researcher who is passionate about solving problems by gathering and analyzing data. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Kelli spent 10 years at Pearson researching the impact of professional development on teacher practice and student outcomes. She also headed up international impact evaluation studies for K12 at Pearson. Before Pearson, she spent a few years at one of the Regional Educational Labs and a small edtech consulting firm conducting program evaluations of various technology initiatives. Her Ph.D. and M.A. are in education from UCLA and her B.A. is in psychology and statistics from the University of Pittsburgh.
Austin's self-stated life goal is to learn everything about everything. Since that might take a while, he's starting with the fun stuff.
Using skills acquired during undergrad at Stanford (game theory and risk aversion), a Masters of Analytics program at Northwestern (predictive algorithms), and a two-year stint as a Data Scientist at Facebook (Python programming), Austin spent a year-long sabbatical perfecting a model that helps him choose which kicker to draft for his fantasy football team. It performs 3% better than the baseline and is likely his crowning achievement.
Jeff has been developing software since he was ten (with breaks for food, sleep, etc.). His aim when engineering is to make things easy to get right and hard to get wrong.
Originally from England, Jeff is based out of Austin, TX, where he lives with his two cats, Barry and Shaun. When not writing code, Jeff enjoys playing videogames, writing songs, and talking about going to the gym soon.
Before becoming a product designer at Khan Academy, Vivek worked on anti-discrimination and growth at Airbnb, design systems at PayPal, and visual design at Barnes & Noble College. He's especially passionate about the intersection of design and social good. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis, basketball, making loud music with his friends, and spending time with his wife and giant Saint Bernard.
Math Content Creator
Jeff taught high school math and AP Statistics for 10 years in Kalamazoo, MI before coming to Khan Academy to join the content team. When he's not creating math and stats content, he enjoys playing and watching soccer, cooking, learning new things, playing fetch with his cat, and solving math problems for pure fun and glory.
Shawn first developed a passion for education by watching Sal's TED talk, leading him to become a TA at a coding bootcamp, which then lead to teaching a course on Web Dev at Simon Fraser University. Coming full circle, he now leads a team of Engineers building amazing education software for learners around the world!
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Shawn lead Engineering at Mobify in Vancouver, growing it from a tiny startup to a large 100+ person team. When he's not building products, Shawn likes to go cycling, play hockey, read, play video games, travel and try new food! He received his Bachelors in Computing Science at Simon Fraser University.
Economics Content Fellow
খান একাডেমিতে আসার আগে মেলানি, অস্টিন কলেজের অর্থনীতির সহযোগী অধ্যাপক এবং জননীতির অধ্যাপক হিসেবে কর্মরত ছিলেন। তিনি ১৫ বছরেরও বেশি সময় ধরে স্নাতক এবং স্নাতকোত্তর পর্যায়ের শিক্ষার্থীদের অর্থনীতি এবং জনস্বাস্থ্য বিষয়ে পড়িয়েছেন। তাঁর সেরা অর্জনগুলোর মধ্যে একটি হল, তিনি রিজার্ভ ব্যাংক অব ডালাস আয়োজিত একটি স্নাতক পর্যায়ের গবেষণাধর্মী প্রোগ্রাম ''ইকোনমিকস স্কলারস প্রোগ্রাম" এর সহযোগী-প্রতিষ্ঠাতা। অর্থনীতি এবং ফিন্যান্সের বিষয়ে লেখার পাশাপাশি অবসর সময়ে তিনি তার তিন সন্তানের সাথে সময় কাটাতে এবং তার ১৮০ বছরের পুরাতন বাড়ির সংস্কারের কাজ করতে পছন্দ করেন।
Erica believes in design as a tool for social change and seeks opportunities to work on things that make people’s lives better. Before joining Khan Academy, she served on the Hillary for America design team, built user-friendly government services at 18F, designed data literacy curricula at MIT's Civic Data Design Lab, and developed brands and interactive experiences at 2x4.
Senior Product Manager
Diana works with engineering and design to build out Khan Academy's content creation platform. She's excited to enable content creators to deliver the highest quality content in engaging new formats to delight our learners, teachers and parents.
Before Khan Academy, Diana held software PM roles at ProQuest Ebooks, metromile, and Financial Engines. In her spare time she enjoys going low tech--baking, sewing, hiking, rollerblading and the occasional yoga retreat.
VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships
As VP of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Catherine leads the team responsible for expanding reach of Khan Academy via partnerships, including working with school districts and teachers to integrate Khan Academy into the school curriculum.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Catherine held leadership roles in sales & marketing at Quicken and at Intuit; she also previously worked in the strategy group at Charles Schwab and as a management consultant at McKinsey. Catherine has a BS in Chemical Engineering, a MS in Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, and a MBA from Stanford.
Senior Social Media Marketing Manager
Kirsten is a digital communications whiz with eight years experience in non-profit and corporate roles. As Senior Social Media Marketing Manager, Kirsten is responsible for leading Khan Academy’s digital strategy, user engagement, content development and execution across social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
When she’s not snapping selfies, making memes and speaking in #hashtags, Kirsten enjoys surfing, hiking, live music, eating fish tacos and cooking up a storm.
Allison works closely with colleagues across the organization to secure and manage the funding that allows Khan Academy to reach learners across the globe. She has been working in the non-profit sector for over a decade, first for USAID and more recently for research and implementing agencies in the public health sector. Allison joined Khan Academy after spending five years in India working on newborn health.
Jacob is a designer with a background in interactive design and illustration. He enjoys making complicated things simple and boring things fun. When he’s not in the office, he’s spending time with his wife, two busy daughters and their doggy Norman.
Marketing Data Analyst
Libby enjoys transforming complicated data into actionable insights. At Khan Academy, she helps the marketing team spread the word that anyone can learn anything. Outside of work, you can find her climbing rocks or attempting to surf.
Marketing Data Analyst
Danielle is a Product Analyst at Khan Academy. She uses data to help people make better decisions for our learners.
When not puzzling over analytical questions, Danielle enjoys reading, writing, and cooking. On the weekends you can usually find her playing outside: scuba diving, snowboarding, ATVing, or camping with her husband and cat. She is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Senior Engineering Manager
Sujata comes to Khan Academy after many years developing and managing software initiatives in fintech. She helps the Coaching & Coached Learning engineering team work on creating new, impactful ways for teachers and students to use Khan Academy in the classroom.
Outside of work you will find her at local famers markets or hiking one of the many glorious Bay Area trails!
Director of Engineering
Paul joined Khan Academy in 2017 to lead DevOps and to ensure that the site runs really well and learners can count on it being available to them.
Prior to Khan Academy, Paul lead the building of many Enterprise applications and managed Cloud initiatives and technology at companies such as Intuit and Novell. He also spent over 10 years founding and building his own Internet startup’s. When not working with computers he pursues his passion of Squash, Windsurfing and flying Paramotors.
Content Localization Manager
Bharath joined Khan Academy in 2017 and heads the localisation efforts in India. Before this, he was teaching in the School of Continuous Education at the Azim Premji University.
He liaises with various Indian state governments and non-profit organisations to strategise and guide them in setting up teams & processes that make Khan Academy accessible in native Indian languages.
Senior QA Engineer
Mita is excited to join the engineering team at Khan Academy where she will focus on tools, infrastructure, automation and quality. Prior to KA, Mita has spent several years in the tech industry at Mentor Graphics, HP, Yahoo, Symantec and a start-up called Fireclick (aka Digital River). Mita has a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University.
Mita is passionate about education and in her spare time likes to teach young children to code. She has been the co-coach of her son’s Robotic’s team for the past 5 years.
Mita loves to cook (only gourmet and preferably desserts!), exploring the world with her family and attending concerts - Lady Gaga, Sting, JT, Pink Flyod being her favorite ones.
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Tom leads the Humanities Content team at Khan Academy, serving learners of history, English, government and politics, and more! Pre-Khan, he’s worked as a tech support lead, IB prep course manager, schools workshop facilitator, ESL teacher, and an actor and writer for theater and radio.
In his extra-Khan time, Tom enjoys spending time with his kids, playing guitar, running, cycling, and thinking about how it would be fun to write a novel one day.
Senior Software Engineer
Jeremy is a mobile engineer working on the iOS and Android apps at Khan Academy. He's been building software of one sort or another for over 20 years.
When he's not reading about the latest trends in computing he spends his time with his wife, snowboarding, or running.
Senior Market Manager, Perú
Ghis dreams that all Peruvian students use Khan Academy to access a better world-class education. Therefore, she works building alliances with the public and private sector, encouraging schools to use the platform as a useful tool for teachers.
Before joining Khan Academy, Ghis worked in the Ministry of Education and NGOs in Peru, participated in the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program in Georgetown University and loves to travel around the world.
Senior Software Engineer
Mark has always enjoyed learning, teaching and empowering others. Before joining Khan Academy, he designed and built software at companies such as Apple, TestFlight and Mobify. Mark is the creator of Factory Boy, a popular testing framework for Python, and has been published by the American Institute of Physics. He holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.
When not at his computer, you will often find Mark hiking, biking or climbing.
Senior Software Engineer
When he is not writing code he is probably building or flying drones, BBQing, or watching Netflix.
Senior Software Engineer
Neha loves to learn new things and teach everyone. When she is not nerding out on her laptop, she can be found reading, or baking or gardening.
Head of Community Giving
Jordan knows that people want to change the world. She heads up Community Giving so that more people can be part of our collective effort to provide a world class education for anyone, anywhere.
Prior to joining Khan Academy she was saving the world in a variety of ways and roles at The Nature Conservancy. She also has faint memories of years in public relations and communications for technology companies. She’s an addicted hiker and backpacker, intrepid traveler, serious shoe collector and strictly amateur wildlife spotter.
Russell believes that good software can change lives. He strives to make his work fun to use and accessible to all. When not coding, he likes to go on trips and take many out of focus pictures.
Senior Software Engineer
Kai is a Senior Software Engineer working on infrastructure at Khan Academy. He's been building software and tooling, managing software engineer team many years. Before coming to Khan, Kai worked for Foxit, Zynga, and SugarCRM. Kai has earned two MS degrees in Computer Science and Engineering Management.
When not coding, Kai spends his time with family, movies, hiking or exercise.
Learners Fund Manager
Karla believes in the power of education to change lives. At Khan Academy she is able to partner with supporters who share that belief to help secure the funding that enables a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Karla spent time in college access and teaching. She’s an avid traveler who is always planning her next solo trip and an active volunteer in her community. You’ll often find her coaching aspiring first-generation college students or participating in local initiatives aimed at creating a more equitable society.
Senior Software Engineer
Jordan is a life-long autodidact who would still be a rueful Starb*cks barista today if not for free and self-guided education. They are pleased as punch to be able to give back to this community.
When not coding, Jordan can be found flailing about gracelessly in a Vive VR headset.
Andrew started making websites during the Flash and guestbook craze of the early 2000's and hasn't stopped since. In spite of those trying beginnings, today they focus on full stack development with a passion for making the web a better place.
In the off hours, they enjoy Broadway shows, reading, and playing games of both the board and video variety
Senior Design Manager
Warren is a multidisciplinary designer, artist, and tinkerer. He loves building things, tending to rare succulents, and spending time with his family.
Before joining Khan Academy, he helped lead design on projects at Vox Media, co-founded a non-profit newspaper, and built a civic startup called City2.
Sometimes he pretends to own single engine planes while chilling in Tehachapi.
Senior Software Engineer
Lilli is a Senior Software Engineer, maker, and artist. A mobile developer for over ten years, she joins Khan Academy to work on the iOS and Android apps.
In her free time, she's often playing on her phone, making something new, or taking her art installations on tour around the west coast and the world.
Marketing Program Manager
Stephanie creates and runs in-school programs for teachers and students to enjoy. In a previous life, she taught high school, did some management consulting and now is happy to blend those two roles here at Khan Academy. As a fierce weekend warrior, when she is not at Khan Academy, you'll find her on the side of a cliff, trying something new or driving to her next adventure.
Quality Engineering Manager
Vijay joined Khan Academy in May 2018 to lead the Quality Engineering team. Prior to Khan Academy, Vijay has led Quality Engineering teams at companies likes Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente & Kodak.
Outside work Vijay is a nature lover and also enjoys listening to music.
Spanish Senior Content Manager
Kat believes in education as a means to a better world. After earning her B.A. in Latin American Studies at Vassar College and working in education for over 10 years, she found a perfect niche at Khan Academy as its Spanish Content Manager. Having both taught in the classroom and worked in textbook publishing, she's delighted to be part of Khan's effort to bring innovative learning to students around the world.
Kat also believes travel is a means to a broader education and frequently embarks on trips with her family, who occupy the other half of her time!
Senior Software Engineer
Jason is a full-stack web developer working on the learning platform team at Khan Academy. Before joining he spent his time building websites and mobile apps for Mobify and TripAdvisor.
When he's not at his computer he can be found in the great outdoors rock climbing, skiing, or hiking.
Senior Software Engineer
Boris is a python developer on the infrastructure team. Passionate about education, he also teaches at a coding bootcamp in Vancouver, Canada.
When he's not coding, he spends time bike touring, rock climbing, exploring new documentaries, and playing bad music to experiment with his audience.
International Content / Localization Community Liaison
Anna is proud to work with a community of international volunteers and nonprofit organizations who translate and localize educational content to accelerate Khan Academy's mission of a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Anna held various product, program, and operations roles in the human rights, environmental, and global literacy programs at Benetech, and software consulting and data analysis roles at Manugistics.
Anna received a B.A. in Math, and a Master's degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, both from Cornell University.
When not working, Anna enjoys many types of music and dance, and spending time near the ocean whenever possible!
Group Engineering Manager
Jason joined Khan Academy in 2018 and loves working with talented, fun people solving important problems that have positive impact for customers. Jason built Intuit's QuickBooks, has experience building startups and recently lead front-end engineering at Financial Engines.
Away from work you can find Jason playing tennis, golf, ultimate frisbee, and hanging out with his family.
Ankita is a big believer in living with a healthy disregard for the impossible, and has always sought high-impact roles. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Ankita worked in various Silicon Valley startups and big-tech companies, was a product fellow at Kleiner Perkins, and spent several years in management consulting. She holds a B.S Electrical Engineering from UT-Austin and an MBA from MIT.
Outside of work, Ankita is a voracious book-worm (generally finishing ~1 book/week), weekend hiking aficionado, amateur chef, and most recently - has taken up acrylic & oil painting.
Principal Product Manager
Susan loves working with others to turn visions into reality. Before joining Khan Academy, Susan helped shape new product concepts and technologies at Amazon Lab126. Outside of work, she enjoys running local trails, hiking near the coast, consuming poetry, and editing photos on her smartphone. She believes in the future.
Senior Content Manager, Sciences
Adam has taught science to high school students and teachers in Cameroon, to college students at Colgate University, and to students all over the world as a curriculum designer and manager at IXL Learning. He earned his Masters degree while studying how DNA methylation affects the structure and function of chromatin, and his Doctoral degree while investigating the ecological and genetic consequences of polyploidy in flowering plants.
At Khan Academy, Adam leads the Sciences team’s efforts to create world-class courses on topics in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, and computer science. When he’s not doing that, you’ll likely find him riding a motorcycle with Pistachio the puppy, flying a drone, or planning for the next road trip.
Science Content Creator
Lauren is a scientist-turned-educator who is excited to be creating chemistry content at Khan Academy! Before coming to Khan, Lauren was a curriculum designer at IXL, where she developed fun and engaging science lessons for middle school. Lauren holds a PhD in chemistry from Caltech.
In her spare time, Lauren loves to travel (40 countries and counting!), hone her cooking and baking skills, and hike all over the Bay Area.
Math Content Creator
Charlotte is an advocate of individually-paced learning and has applied that principal in her own life and throughout her teaching. She majored in puzzles and games for her first degree (although her Mary Baldwin College transcript calls it mathematics and computer science), and focused her M.Ed on mathematics and language arts for middle school students. When she is not writing content for KA, Charlotte is an active member of her local Deaf community (although she is hearing herself) and discusses theology or practices Spanish with her husband
Math Content Creator
Ashish joined Khan Academy in 2017 with a dream of making world-class math content aligned to Indian curriculum. He tries to inspire students with his videos and exercises.
Before Khan Academy, Ashish spent a few years mentoring school students for IITJEE and graduate students for CAT.
When not solving math problems, he's trying to wrap his head around Python.
Math Content Manager
Vicki leads Khan Academy’s math team, putting complex ideas in straightforward language so that every learner can have what they need to learn something new everyday.
Before Khan Academy, Vicki explained math on the internet at other EdTech companies and spent several years as a STEM teacher, differentiation specialist, and competency-based learning leader in the public schools. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, meditation, friend and family time, and saying “yes” to whatever adventure comes her way
Patrick feels incredibly privileged to be able to direct his obsession with data towards creating better content and learning experiences for Khan Academy learners on a daily basis.
After a decade-long career in big finance spanning London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Manila, and an MBA from London Business School and MIT, he's since meandered through tech companies looking for creative ways to help people learn. Now in the Bay Area, he's found his home at Khan Academy amongst towering redwoods and eager, spirited minds.
When not exploring numbers, you'll find him exploring lands far and near, jungles natural and concrete, always intrigued with the varied people and cultures and places in this big small world of ours (and taking photos along the way).
Biology Content Creator
Megan is a science content creator at Khan Academy, specializing in biology. She has a PhD from UC Berkeley where she studied the molecular mechanisms by which bacteria cause diseases in plants. Megan loves thinking about how best to teach biology concepts, and is excited to help learners discover a passion for science through her work at Khan Academy.
Senior Quality Engineer
Hung has more than 17 years of experience in software quality assurance. Passionate and dedicated to releasing quality products, he is super excited to be part of Khan Academy and help give back to the community. He recently learned that his niece is actually using Khan Academy to prep for her SAT test. Prior to Khan Academy, Hung was a champion for product quality at LinkedIn for nearly 8 years. Outside of work, Hung enjoys spending time with his first baby boy and family, followed by running, cycling and sipping on a cup of Philz coffee.
Abdul studied CS at UC Berkeley. In high school, he enjoyed learning on Khan Academy much more than he did in school, so he would like every student with a smartphone to be able to bring Khan Academy to their classroom.
Nada is passionate about education since she was TAing for computer science classes during college. After completing her internship at Khan Academy, Nada was eager to continue working with an incredible team that wants to provide free, world-class education to everyone, everywhere.
When she's not coding, Nada loves hanging out and playing games.
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Sarah believes in lifelong learning. She earned an MA in English at Tennessee Technological University, and she taught college English in both the US and Asia prior to her career as a quality engineer. She is thrilled to continue supporting education through attention to detail in quality engineering at Khan Academy.
Sarah enjoys hiking, reading all the exhibit signs in museums, singing, and playing cooperative boardgames.
Ann loves working on teams to create impactful, beneficial web apps. She’s passionate about web performance and software engineering best practices.
Once a small-town farm girl, Ann now lives in a big, colorful city with her teenage daughter and partner. Her interests include music, literature, art, psychology and culture. She likes learning about all kinds of things.
Senior Software Engineer
Erik loves technology, learning new things, and solving problems. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Erik was a Tech Lead and Engineering Manager at Morningstar where he helped build a retirement product that helped people reach their financial goals. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Loyola University Chicago.
Outside of work, he enjoys exploring the city, playing videos games, and trying new food.
Pragya joined Khan Academy in 2019 and focuses on Automation and Quality. Prior to KA, she worked at VMware. She holds a Master's degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University.
Outside work Pragya likes music, art and making trips.
Kathy is excited to work at a place that is re-imagining education. Prior to KA, she worked at Intuit, Kayak, created the iPad apps RetirePlan, MathGraph and FactFamilies, and taught AP CS A Java to high school students.
Outside work Kathy likes reading, hiking, and politics.
Senior Quality Engineer
Ruslan is an automation engineer in the Quality Engineering team. Passionate about machine learning, blockchain and web developing.
Matt has a lifelong passion for learning and education. His last gig before Khan Academy was at Ithaka, a not for profit serving academic institutions and researchers.
When he's not writing code, he can be found on the mountain bike trail.
When not Python hacking, Aric can often be found hiking with a wolf pack.
Senior Software Engineer
Juan works on the Frontend infrastructure team. Passionate about Design systems, tooling and web performance.
Before joining Khan Academy, Juan worked in multiple companies in Colombia and Canada. When not coding, he likes biking, playing soccer and hanging out with his family.
Senior Software Engineer
Angelo is a frontend focused engineer that is passionate about delivering awesome products that truly benefit users.
Outside of the office, you may find Angelo transmitting on Amateur Radio frequencies (KK6LDH), letting magic smoke out of electronics, futzing with his cars, or off in the mountains camping.
Adam is a software developer with a passion for building useful and understandable user experiences. Before working at Khan Academy he built software for several companies in the US and Germany.
In his free time, Adam likes to read, play video games, and travel.
As the daughter of a mad scientist, Six feels it's her mission to bring order to chaos while spreading fun. A long time Silicon Valley veteran, she's worked at diverse companies from Apple to Napster.
In her spare time, Six enjoys writing science fiction, making video games, and writing short autobiographies in the third person.
Senior Software Engineer
Liz is a backend developer with previous experience working on large scale products at AWS. She's passionate about learning and excited to join the Learning Platform team at Khan Academy.
In her spare time Liz does search and rescue with King County, paints, and attempts to keep up with her massive backlog of books to read.
Cat has a degree in Psychology, and taught ESL in South Korea and worked in Special Education before beginning to study software engineering as a hobby. Working at Khan Academy allows her to develop her passion for software and continuous learning while still giving back to students.
Cat’s other interests include reading and listening to audiobooks, going on outdoor adventures with family and friends, picking up new hobby projects, and sometimes even finishing them.
Senior Software Engineer
Rachel is a backend engineer working on the Content Platform team. She loves coding and is thrilled that she gets to do it as her job.
In her free time she likes to travel, cook, and play with animals of all kinds.
Senior Software Engineer
Dave is a backend engineer working on the infrastructure team. He's an advocate of high quality comprehensive code. Before coming to Khan Academy, he worked at JSTOR
In his free time, you can usually find Dave playing with his kids, reading a book, watching a movie, playing video games, or cooking. Possibly all at the same time.
Senior Software Engineer
Steve is a full stack developer working on the districts and rostering team. He brings an infectious enthusiasm, a commitment to continual learning, an empathic orientation, and a breadth of technical experience. He strives to make a safe, accessible environment, where everyone is appreciated for their contributions and can reach their full potential. Since building software is an inherently communicative art, he strongly believes sprinkling in bad puns makes for better software . Before coming to Khan Academy, he worked at JSTOR and the University of Michigan.
Outside of work, he has three wonderful kids and a room full of board games.
Senior Software Engineer
Dave is a web developer who enjoys solving complex problems and working with smart, passionate people to get the job done. Before joining Khan Academy Dave has worked in the E-Commerce and Higher Education spaces.
When not working, Dave enjoys board games, DIY projects, and spending time with his wife and two kids.
Tony is a web engineer on the Learning Platform team. His passion for education has led him to Khan Academy where he now helps deliver personalized experiences for learners everywhere!
When he isn’t building software, you may find him sketching, fiddling with photography, binge watching shows, or having the time of his life at the nearest Disney theme park.
Jennifer is a software engineer on the Districts team. Before joining Khan Academy she helped build mobile websites at Mobify.
When she's not working you can find Jennifer spending time with her family, re-watching one of her favourite shows or listening to true crime podcasts.
Chief Mischief Officer
Bo accompanies Katherine to the office, where his responsibilities are extensive. He oversees lunch room cleanliness and personally ensures no food scraps are left on the floor. He also believes that the best innovations happen when employees are pushed out of their comfort zone, which he implements by jumping in their laps, licking their ankles, and surprising them with joyful barks.
Bo models the effectiveness of power naps by laying down in the middle of whichever hallway is most convenient (for him), providing opportunities for employees to seek new and exciting ways to navigate the office. Then he’s back to work with renewed enthusiasm for tackling his primary job obligation: distracting everyone with his cuteness and cuddling with his office-mate, Pistachio.
Pistachio is Khan Academy’s Pawgram Director for Morale, where she spends her days cultivating joy and coordinating khantentment. Usually, one look from her puppy dog eyes is all it takes to bring out the joy. But when needed, she’ll roll over for a belly rub or offer up a high-five and some cuddles to spread an extra dose of khantentment.
She spends her breaks napping in (or jumping into) laps, snacking on carrots, broccoli, and cheese, or playing with Chief Mischief Officer Bo. Outside of work, she finds happiness on motorcycle rides with Adam that end at new parks or hiking trails.
Chief Roaching Officer
This is Thor. He is a 6.5 year old retired racing greyhound. During his career as a professional athlete, he ran 82 races - placing 1st in 13 and 2nd in 10. He's thoroughly enjoying retirement and volunteering every Friday at Khan Academy.
Leader of the Pack
Barcelona AKA in the San Francisco dog parks as “Barci”, is half German Shepherd and half Siberian Husky. She likes to think she’s the Alpha of the #khanofficedogs. During the week you can find her underneath the desk of our Video Manager, kindly accepting belly scratches and giving hi-fives in return. On the weekends, she’s dragging her human through Golden Gate Park, chasing squirrels. She swears she’s gonna get one, one of these days!
Shadow works with Nick at Khan Academy as a purr programmer. Shadow also ensures sustainable working practices through investing in breaks that involve lots of petting or playing a game of chase the laser.
Shadow models excellent sustainable behavior by thinking through hard problems with a good nap followed by a casual stroll around the house.
Official Treat Tester
As the Official Treat Tester, Alfie takes pride in making sure that each treat is high quality and tasty. He even tests each treat several times before giving them the stamp of approval. He’s very detail oriented and thorough! Alfie also likes to check in with his teammates and go on walks to get exercise during the workday.
When Alfie is not in the office, he is making new friends, going on hikes, enjoying time in his backyard, and snoozing.
Canine Team Lead
This is Sukie, Canine Team Lead - Los Angeles. Sukie joined Khan Academy Los Angeles in June 2019. She loves napping and belly rubs. She also leads the office on daily walking/sniffing tours of the neighborhood.
Jasper facilitates a culture of open, continuous feedback on whether he has received enough pets and attention today (he has not). He's passionately committed to the Khan Academy mission of providing free, world-class snuggles to anyone, anywhere. His hobbies include napping in the sunshine, playing fetch, and experimenting with living room parkour.
Nora and Astra
These are Nora and Astra. They work from home with Julia in San Francisco, making guest appearances in Google Hangouts.
Shaun Of The Dead works in Austin, Texas with his brother, Barry, and Jeff. When not extensively nap-testing space under the bed or atop the cat tree, Shaun prefers one-on-one time for extensive physical therapy primarily focused on the belly and ears. Shaun also likes to use his paws to provide arm with just enough claws to get attention. Shaun would like you to know, that chair is his.
Chief Opurrating Officer
Barry From EastEnders works with Jeff and Shaun from their Austin, Texas home. Barry ensures that important operational tasks are not forgotten, including but not limited to treat distribution, water fulfillment, and occupational therapy time. He also makes it a priority to check for cable manufacturing flaws through extensive chew tests, requesting that Jeff practice his sofa fort building, and overseeing all kitchen operations from his favourite stool. His office includes a sofa fort, space on Jeff’s shoulders, and Jeff’s lap.
Chief Purrformance Analyst
Smokey is Khan Academy’s Chief Purrformance Analyst, making sure that laps stay warm and treats get eaten. When he’s not making conference call cameos, he’s sleeping on the bed, sleeping on the window seat, or sitting _perfectly still_ in Lilli’s lap as she’s working, happy to keep her company as she codes.
In his spare time, he likes to chase strings and beg for snacks. If he’s feeling ultra-mellow, you can find him sitting quietly, keeping an ever-watchful, unflagging eye on the snack drawer. A stoic fella in his older years, he will gladly welcome pets from anyone, any time, hardly moving an inch from wherever he may be lazing, and never, ever scratching or biting.
Chief Engineer, Adventures
Phryne, named for a character from Australian television, is a cattle dog/Catahoula mix who enjoys ADVENTURES. At Khan Academy, she heads up our Washington Bureau, leading teammates on long excursions into Rock Creek Park, from the Capitol Ruins to Peirce Mill. Possessed of inexhaustible energy, she always wants to explore, encouraging our learners and her reports to push themselves to discover new things and places.
In addition to running through the woods, exploring D.C., and barking at lobbyists, Phryne enjoys the art of the snug, and is learning to play what she thinks is football. She would love to meet you.
Chief Carrot Officer
Didi is a connoisseur of carrots and will not stop once he starts giving you kisses.
Most Loyal Friend
Bell, affectionately known as Fatty T (from her benign fatty tumor growing on her neck), is a tiny beagle with a big heart. She loves being pet behind the ears, on her tummy, and would love it if her human would stay in bed all day because she'd prefer to live her life under the covers, snuggling. During the day, she can be found co-working in her human's office, wearing a hole in her pad with her tiny paws.
Ruth Bader Kittensburg
Seriously. This cat is the worst. That's how she got her title. Because she's literally the worst. When not stepping on her human's keyboard while he works or chewing on expensive computer cables, she's finding odd places in the house to sleep. Her arch nemisis is the dog known as 'Bell'. She has two times of the day that she particularly loves: 'Foot petting time' and 'Baby time' (when her human holders her like a baby and she purrs).