Salman Khan, Founder of the Khan Academy, On the Future of Online Education

[59 min, 52 sec] – Salman Khan tells the Berkeley-Haas community the story of the Khan Academy and shares his insights on the future of online education. His idea of using simple YouTube tutorials to help his young cousins with homework exploded into “one-world schoolhouse” with 3,900 lessons viewed more than 230 million times.

By the end of 2012, the site was getting 6 million unique visitors each month, and Khan’s courses—most of which he has personally created—had been translated into 24 languages. Khan, who holds degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, was named to Time magazine’s 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Khan has raised more than $16.5 million in funding for the academy, which has a staff of 34.