Salman Khan is the founder of an online educational website that features more than 6,500 mini-lectures, free of charge, to anyone in the world. The videos are hosted on YouTube and teach a variety of subjects, such as: mathematics, history, healthcare, medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, cosmology, organic chemistry, American civics, art history, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and computer science. The academy has delivered over 1 billion lessons in total. Khan published his international best-seller, The One World School House, in October 2012. He appeared on the front cover of Forbes, where The $1 Trillion Opportunity feature article described him as “The Most Influential Person In Education Technology”. He has 60 million followers on social media.
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