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Ed-tech pioneer Khan on what’s next in online learning, easing Silicon Valley inequality

By now, Salman Khan’s transition from hedge fund analyst to education technology mogul is well known in Silicon Valley, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reports. A decade ago, Khan began tutoring his 12-year-old cousin over the phone and through primitive instant messaging tools. Ten years and $7 million later, his Khan Academy online educational video empire counts 10 million monthly users in 200 countries. “It was a bit of a joke. The domain was available,” Khan said of the naming of the Mountain View nonprofit, which became a forerunner in the booming education-technology industry…

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