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Sal

Założyciel & CEO

Sal założył Khan Academy w 2005 roku żeby pomóc w nauce swoim kuzynom (a wkrótce także kuzynom innych ludzi). Poza ustalaniem wizji i kierunku rozwoju Khan Academy, Sal w dalszym ciągu zamieszcza na platformie wiele filmów (choć nie jest już jedynym twórcą).

Sal posiada trzy dyplomy MIT oraz dyplom magistra ekonomii Uniwersytetu Harwarda.

John

Principal Architect

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.

John is the creator of the jQuery JavaScript library, amongst a number of other Open Source projects, and the author of three books on JavaScript development.

Tom

Menadżer inżynierii

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.

Craig

Dziekan infrastruktury

Craig zajmuje się infrastrukturą Khan Academy, począwszy od baz danych, a skończywszy na narzędziach programistycznych.

Zanim dołączył do zespołu, pracował dla Google, gdzie był pierwszym pracownikiem zatrudnionym przez Larry'ego Page'a and Sergeya Brina - współzałożycieli Google.

Pamela

Computing Content Creator

Pamela urodziła się w rodzinie dwóch Informatyków, którzy mówili jej, że mogłaby nauczyć się programowania bez ich pomocy, a przy pomocy internetu. Teraz dzięki jej pracy w KA powstaje program nauczania Informatyki, który sprawia, że te słowa staną się prawdą!

When Pamela's not coding or teaching, she's usually playing improv games. Before KA, she worked at Coursera and Google.

Mia

Strategic Partnerships Lead

MIa pracuje z wieloma organizacjami nad tworzeniem i udostępnianiem nowych, ekscytujących treści na Khan Academy. Ukończyła historię na Uniwersytecie Kalifornijskim.

Kevin

Inżynier oprogramowania

Kevin jest pasjonatem matematyki, informatyki i ogólnie pojętej edukacji. Lubi tworzyć nowe rzeczy, chce pomóc przekształcić edukację.

Kevin

Inżynier oprogramowania

Kevin tworzy i utrzymuje oprogramowanie, ostatnio pracował dla Adobe i Mozilli. Od ponad dekady angażuje się w projekty open source, jest twórcą CommonJS i TurboGears.

Jest też twórcą serii książek dla dzieci.

Leo

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Matt

Inżynier oprogramowania

Matt dobrze czuł się na stażu w Khan Academy, dlatego wrócił do nas po ukończeniu informatyki na Uniwersytecie Rice.

To powinno być ciekawe.

Kim

Senior Humanities Content Creator

Kim spędza życie na opowiadaniu historii o duchach i nazywaniu tego "historią".

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy ukończyła doktorat z historii na Uniwersytecie Karoliny Północnej i spędziła kilka lat wykładając w Virginii.

Lubi pomidory, koty i Abrahama Lincolna.

Jared

Inżynier oprogramowania

Jared dołączył do Khan Academy po studiach informatycznych na Uniwersytecie Brigham Young. Lubi spędzać czas z rodziną, biwakować, śpiewać i myśleć o tym, jak uczynić świat lepszym.

Bryan

Inżynier oprogramowania

Bryan pracuje nad aplikacją mobilną Khan Academy i kocha manipulowanie pikselami do momentu aż nie są one idealne!

Mieszka w Seattle i uwielbia gotowanie, bieganie i zabieranie swojego syna do zoo. Zanim dołączył do Khan Academy był projektantem mobilnym w Starbucks.

Sean

Inżynier oprogramowania

Sean lubi pracę nad technologią edukacyjną. Był programistą zabezpieczeń, specjalistą od narzędzi do animacji, podróżnikiem, ciekawym świata sześciolatkiem i studentem Uniwersytetu Waterloo.

Kiedy nie programuje, Sean lubi przebywać na łonie natury, robić zdjęcia, gotować i grać na gitarze.

Ben 5

Analityk danych

Ben uważa, że edukacja jest potężnym narzędziem. Lubi głowić się nad danymi i budować roboty-dinozaury. Dlatego właśnie w Khan Academy czuje się jak w domu.

David

Gramatyka, zarządzanie treścią

Zanim dołączył do Khan Academy, David ukończył literaturę angielską i medioznawstwo na Uniwersytecie Washington w St. Louis. Po studiach pracował w chicagowskim wydawnictwie gier edukacyjnych, tworzył też podcast science-fiction.

Lubi podcasty, gotowanie i średniej trudności gry planszowe. Jego ulubione słowa w języku angielskim: Fjord, balalaika, chthonic, chicanery, bumbershoot.

Angela

Młodsza księgowa

Angela jest odpowiedzialna za bieżące transakcje finansowe, dba o rachunki i opiekuje się naszymi dolarami.

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Angela zajmowała się operacjami pieniężnymi w First Republic Trust Company i uczyła dzieci angielskiego w Korei Południowej. Lubi pływać canoe i biegać po mieście.

Lindsay

Senior Math Content Creator

Lindsay studiowała zarządzanie organizacjami non-profit na Uniwersytecie Notre Dame, swoją rolę w Khan Academy postrzega jako idealne połączenie jej dwóch pasji: nauczania matematyki i sektora non-profit. Przed Khan Academy, Lindsay nauczała matematyki i tworzyła program nauczania matematyki dla edukatorów.

Lubi oglądać studencki futbol i koszykówkę, biegać i trenować piłkarską drużynę czterolatków.

Tina

Kontroler finansowy

Zadaniem Tiny jest dopilnowanie, żeby wszystkie liczby znalazły się w odpowiednich tabelkach, jak w rozkładzie jazdy. Kiedy nie pracuje, Tina wozi dwójkę swoich dzieci między szkołą a boiskiem.

Caroline

Content Project Manager

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.

Sandeep

Menadżer społeczności na Indie

Sandeep kieruje Khan Academy w Indiach. Marzy o zapewnieniu każdemu dziecku szansy na lepsze życie.

Przed Khan Academy, Sandeep spędził kilka lat w IFC, gdzie inwestował w firmy z Azji, Afryki, Ameryki Łacińskiej i Europy. Później założył startup edukacyjny, który stworzył społeczności dla uczących się online w ponad 80 krajach.

Lizzie

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

Program Officer

Julie dołączyła do Khan Academy żeby zapewnić jej długotrwały zrównoważony rozwój. Chce uczynić niesamowitą zawartość Khan Academy dostępną dla każdego, wszędzie, na zawsze.

Wcześniej pracowała nad poprawą jakości edukacji w organizacjach takich jak NewSchools Venture Fund, gdzie zbierała fundusze na wsparcie przedsięwzięć związanych z edukacją początkową. Była członkinią zespołu założycielskiego Wishbone.com, platformy pomagającej finansować wyjazdy na obozy letnie dla ubogich uczniów.

Julie jest zapaloną tancerką i miłośniczką japońskiego jedzenia. Ukończyła Uniwersytet Princeton.

Rosie

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.

Nicholas

Inżynier aplikacji mobilnych

Nick bierze pomysły i zamienia je w kod. Pracuje nad projektami mobilnymi Khan Academy.

W wolnym czasie wędruje po kalifornijskich wzgórzach albo gotuje pyszności w swojej kuchni.

Dhruv

Inżynier oprogramowania

Dhruv pracuje w zespole infrastruktury Khan Academy.

Przed dołączeniem do KA, Dhruv tworzył produkty związane z technologią edukacyjną dla Zearn i Amplify, nauczał matematyki w brooklyńskim liceum z ramienia Teach for America, studiował inżynierię komputerową na Uniwersytecie Virginii.

Cassey

Asystent administracyjny

Cassey jest częścią dynamicznego duetu, który kieruje pracą biura Prezesa. Z pomocą swoich umiejętności organizacyjnych dba o dobrą organizację dnia Sala.

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Cassey przez dwa lata zarządzała biurem w prywatnej klinice w Palo Alto, która zajmowała się dziećmi z deficytem uwagi i trudnościami w szkole. Ukończyła psychologię w Berkeley, kiedy nie przebywa w biurze można przyłapać ją na oglądaniu seriali na Netflix, odpoczynku w Dolores Park lub tańcu w rytm Top 40.

Brian

Inżynier oprogramowania

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

Manager, Philanthropy

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

Nick cieszy się z perspektywy pracy w Khan Academy nad udostępnieniem edukacji dla wszystkich, wszędzie.

W przeszłości zakładał małe firmy i pisał czysty kod dla start-upów. Lubi być szczęśliwy, jest fanem technologii i tego, jak pomaga ona zmienić świat. Kocha herbatę, książki i rzeczy będące pretekstem do niezwykle długich rozmów (biwakowanie, wędrówki, uroczyste kolacje).

Laurie

Menedżer ds. wsparcia społeczności

Laurie kocha społeczności internetowe, zaś w Khan Academy może pracować z najlepszymi.

Wcześniej pomagała zespołom wewnętrznym rozmaitych start-upów zrozumieć zawiłości społeczności internetowych. Lubi podróżować w poszukiwaniu dobrych historii.

Anthony

Administrator IT

Anthony dba o infrastrukturę informatyczną Khan Academy.

Before joining Khan Academy he worked in IT for 15 years implementing and supporting technology at public & private schools.

Pasję do technologii wykazywał już w dzieciństwie, swój pierwszy komputer zbudował, żeby grać w najnowsze gry.

Learning new tech and solving problems are two things he enjoys. As a hobby he enjoys designing and programming iOS/Android games.

Michael

Inżynier oprogramowania

Michael dołączył do Khan Academy po latach spędzonych na tworzeniu oprogramowania, od systemów wbudowanych do gier wideo.

Lubi unikać drzew podczas jazdy rowerem górskim i rekinów podczas nurkowania.

Hannah

Inżynier oprogramowania

Hannah zakochała się w Khan Academy podczas pracą nad programem nauczania podstaw informatyki dla gimnazjalistów. W 2015 roku odbyła staż w KA, cieszy się że mogła wrócić do nas na pełny etat.

Lubi piec ciasta i jeździć na rowerze.

Dave

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.

Diedra

Inżynier oprogramowania

Diedra jest byłą artystką, cieszy ją możliwość wspomagania rozwoju edukacji. W wolnym czasie lubi ganiać gołębie i czytać komiksy.

Nick

Menedżer produktu

Nick pracuje nad nowymi narzędziami służącymi wspieraniu nauczycieli i klas. Poprzednio Nick pracował w Betaworks, Techstars i Canvas Networks.

Jest fanem gier słownych i kreatywności, chce wymyślać nowe interfejsy programów.

Dave

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

Menedżer produktu

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

Amos pracuje w zespole ds. infrastruktury Khan Academy. Wcześniej pomagał stworzyć serwer aplikacji Zope, pracował też nad projektami publicznymi. Lubi budować latawce i bawić się z córką.

Ragini

Programista

Ragini pracuje w zespole informatycznym Khan Academy. Ukończyła Virginia Tech, pracowała w OSIsoft, gdzie tworzyła oprogramowanie do analizy danych w czasie rzeczywistym. Fascynuje ją wpływ Khan Academy na życie tak wielu ludzi na całym świecie. Kocha matematykę, badmintona, pływanie i desery.

Aasmund

Inżynier oprogramowania

Aasamund jest osobą wszechstronnie uzdolnioną. Dorastał w mroźnej Norwegii. Programowanie jest jego największym hobby, od kiedy odkrył je w wieku dwunastu lat. Podczas studiów odkrył w sobie miłość do nauczania i zaczął dawać korepetycje innym studentom.

Oprócz nauczania i programowania, Aasamund lubi czytać, grać na pianinie, wędrować i przechwalać się trzema dodatkowymi literami w norweskim alfabecie: Æ, Ø oraz Å.

Odelia

Młodsza księgowa

Odelia cieczy się, że może być częścią zespołu finansowego, gdzie dba o prawidłowość transakcji. Przed dołączeniem do KA, Odelia pracowała w działach finansowych PG&E oraz Gap Inc.

Poza pracą, Odelia lubi czytać, podróżować w egzotyczne miejsca, uczyć się nowych rzeczy, odwiedzać małe sklepiki, podziwiać kolory jesieni i uczęszczać na mecze koszykówki. Jest też wolontariuszką w programie mentorskim, który pomaga uczniom przejąć kontrolę nad swoją edukacją.

Sanyukta

Projektant

Sanyukta jest projektantką, cieszy się że może pracować nad produktami popychającymi świat naprzód. Ma szerokie doświadczenie - była "freelancerką", stażystką w wielkich korporacjach, pracowała w agencji projektów oraz w małym start-upie.

Sanyukta lubi gotować z przyjaciółmi i rodziną, podróżować, kolekcjonować książki kucharskie, dodawać do wszystkiego jajka sadzone i czytać książki.

Lauren

Product Marketing Manager

Lauren prowadzi inicjatywy marketingowe, których celem jest szerzenie wieści o Khan Academy ludziom z całego świata. Wcześniej opracowywała strategie marketingowe dla Woodside Hotels. Ukończyła angielski i komunikację na UC Davis i ekonomię w Berkeley. W wolnym czasie gotuje, czyta i ogląda musicale.

Alice

Inżynieria oprogramowania

Alice wierzy w myślenie skierowane na rozwój, naukę przez całe życie i dobrą edukację dla wszystkich. Wcześniej specjalizowała się w marketingu i rozwoju biznesowym, potem zajęła się inżynierią oprogramowania. Alice lubi czytać, pisać, podróżować i jeść.

Ginny

President & COO

Ginny dołączyła do Khan Academy w grudniu 2016, żeby pomóc Salowi w realizacji jego wizji. Większość swojej kariery spędziła w Intuit, gdzie kierowała jednostkami biznesowymi i grupami funkcjonalnymi. Studiowała na Uniwersytecie Brown i w Stanford.

Felipe

Producent filmów/edytor

Felipe dołączył do Khan Academy po ponad 20 latach spędzonych na pracy dla telewizji NBC w San Diego i San Francisco. Jest laureatem siedmiu regionalnych i jednej krajowej nagrody Emmy w dziedzinach dziennikarstwa sportowego i śledczego, obecnie zaś ma zaszczyt dzielić się z wami historiami ze świata Khan Academy.

Kairui

Programista

Kairui (wymowa “kai-rej”) chce zapewnić wszystkim dostęp do darmowej edukacji wysokiej jakości. Najbardziej interesuje ją potencjał dobrej edukacji do czynienia ludzi ciekawymi i chętnymi do nauki przez całe życie.

Lubi matematykę i naukę, wcześniej walczyła z oszustwami i budowała zautomatyzowane fabryki. W KA używa swoich umiejętności komputerowych i statystycznych do zrozumienia, jak uczyć ludzi możliwie najefektywniej, a przy tym ciekawie.

Jangmi

Inżynier oprogramowania

Jangmi pochodzi z Korei, swoją pasję do programowania odkryła dzięki Khan Academy. Wcześniej uczyła w szkole podstawowej w Korei i uczyła się programować.

Uwielbia uczyć się nowych rzeczy i być twórczą. W wolnym czasie maluje, ćwiczy, tłumaczy powieści i czyta o nowych technologiach.

Nancy

Marketing konsumencki

Nancy myśli nad tym, jak najlepiej szerzyć wieść o Khan Academy wśród uczniów. Tworzy reklamy telewizyjne i konkursy szkolne.

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Nancy pracowała w Intuit, Good Technology i Mattel. Ukończyła Uniwersytet Kalifornijski w Berkeley. W wolnym czasie ogląda reality TV, poluje na Pokemony ze swoją ośmioletnią córką (złap je wszystkie!).

Jacque

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.

Jacqueline

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

W wolnym czasie uwielbia długie wycieczki rowerowe, piesze wędrówki i kemping, lubi rozwiązywać krzyżówki, puzzle oraz wypiekać czekoladowe smakołyki.

David

Inżynier oprogramowania

David rozwiązuje problemy i optymizuje. Zawsze szuka alternatywnych sposobów.

David spędza swój wolny czas na pieszych wędrówkach i na jeździe na nartach w Kolorado, zależnie od pory roku. Podczas deszczowych dni lubi grać w gry planszowe z przyjaciółmi.

Cora

Inżynier oprogramowania

Cora objęły długą i owocną okrężną drogę przez studiowanie muzyki i kultury (z elementami data science) zanim powróciła do korzeni programowania w Pythonie.

Poza pracą Cora lubi śpiewać, czytać i pisać poezję i uwielbia towarzystwo swojego partnera oraz dwóch kotów.

Marta

Wiceprezes Inżynierii

Marta leads the engineering team in building learning experiences that provide a world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Marta taught math before developing software and is excited to now combine her passions in service to the Khan Academy mission. In the meantime, she held multiple leadership roles at HP, Intuit, and SCI Solutions. Marta holds a BA in Mathematics (Kent State University), an MS in Mathematics (University of Illinois), and an MS in Computer Science (University of Minnesota).

Tracee

Menadżer ds. wsparcia społeczności

Przez lata będąc uczniem i trenerem w Khan Academy, Tracee dołączył do zespołu wsparcia i rzecznika dla nauczycieli. Jest byłą redaktorką, nauczycielką matematyki i menedżerem programu non profit oraz pasjonuje się nauką oraz daniami śniadaniowymi. Pochodzi z Indiany, jest rezydentką St. Louis w Missouri gdzie spędza swój wolny czas jedząc, podróżując oraz wracając do szkoły co kilka lat. Bardzo chciałaby być w naszym zespole ciekawostek ale chce abyś wiedział, że przydałaby się tylko w kategorii słów muzyki Country z lat 90-tych lub wcześniejszych.

Julia

Menedżer produktu

Julia jest kierownikiem i koncentruje się na skalowaniu wpływu Khan Academy. Poprzednio pracowała jako kierownik w Edmodo. Julia ma dyplom licencjata z UC Berkley, studiowała EdM na Harvardzie oraz dyplom magistra zarządzania ze Szkoły Zarządzania MIT. Julia rozpoczęła swoją karierę jako nauczycielka.

Tomer

Matematyka, zarządzanie treścią

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.

Leah

Humanities Content Creator

Przed Khan Academy Leah uzyskała dyplom licencjata w Naukach Politycznych i Spraw Kobiet oraz uczyła historii Stanów Zjednoczonych przez dwa lata w autonomicznym liceum w Houston. Kiedy nie spędza swojego czasu na słuchaniu podcastu o Sądzie Najwyższym gra we wszystkie możliwe gry karciane oraz ogląda całą masę filmów o superbohaterach.

Anthony

Menadżer SEO

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.

Amanda

Brazil Content Manager

Amanda believes that education is the key to a better future for her country. She loves Khan Academy and is excited about bringing this high-quality content to Brazil. She leads the teams responsible for content localization and local content creation.

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.

Katherine

Wiceprezes ds. Treści.

Katherine Morris jest Wiceprezesem Treści w Khan Academy. W tej roli prowadzi zespół odpowiedzialny za tworzenie filmów instruktażowych. artykułów i ćwiczeń na całym świecie.

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.

Jason

Dyrektor Partnerstwa Szkół

Jason był nauczycielem i koordynatorem technologii. Po tym jak opuścił nauczanie prowadził biznesy Yahoo's Kids and Education i pracował w różnych start-upach edukacji, gier i rozrywki w ostatnim dziesięcioleciu.

Kelli

Dyrektor Skuteczności i Badań

Kelli jest naukowcem, który pasjonuje się rozwiązywaniem problemów poprzez gromadzenie i analizę danych. Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Kelli spędził 10 lat w Pearson badając wpływ rozwoju zawodowego na praktykę nauczyciela i wyniki studentów. Kierowała również badaniami nad międzynarodowym wpływem dla K12 w Pearson. Przed pracą w Pearson spędziła kilka lat w jednym z Regionalnych Laboratoriów Edukacyjnych i w małej technologiczno-edukacyjnej firmie prowadząc programy oceny różnych inicjatyw technologicznych. Tytuł doktora i magistra edukacji otrzymała w UCLA a tytuł licencjata z psychologii i statystyki otrzymała na Uniwersytecie w Pittsburgh.

Austin

Analityk produktu

Własnym określonym celem życia Austin jest dowiedzieć się wszystkiego o wszystkim. Ponieważ może to trochę potrwać zaczął od rzeczy przyjemnych.

Używając umiejętności zdobytych podczas studiów pierwszego stopnia w Stanford (Teoria Gier i Minimalizacja Ryzyka), programu studiów analitycznych drugiego stopnia w Northwestern (Algorytmy Predykcyjne) i dwóch lat jako naukowiec danych w Facebooku (Programowanie w Pythonie), Austin spędził cały rok na doskonaleniu modelu, który pomaga mu wybrać strzelca do swojego wymyślonej drużyny futbolowej. Osiąga 3% lepsze wyniki niż linia bazowa i jest prawdopodobnie jego największym osiągnięciem.

Jeff

Inżynier oprogramowania

Jeff rozwija oprogramowanie odkąd skończył dziesięć lat (z przerwami na jedzenie, spanie itd.). Jego celem podczas projektowania jest stworzenie rzeczy prostej trudnej do zrozumienia w zły sposób.

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.

Vivek

Główny Projektant

Zanim Vivek został projektantem produktu w Khan Academy, pracował nad anty-dyskryminacją i wzrostem w Airbnb, zaprojektował systemy w PayPal i projektował wizualnie w Barnes & Noble College. Jest szczególnym pasjonatem połączenia projektowania i dobra społecznego. W wolnym czasie uwielbia grać w tennisa, koszykówkę, lubi robić głośną muzykę z przyjaciółmi oraz kocha spędzać czas ze swoją żoną i gigantycznym Saint Bernardem.

Jeff

Twórca Treści Matematycznej

Zanim Jeff dołączył do zespołu treści Khan Academy uczył przez 10 lat matematyki i statystyki w liceum w Kalamazo, MI. Kiedy nie tworzy treści na temat matematyki i statystyki lubi grać w piłkę nożną i oglądać mecze, gotować, uczyć się nowych rzeczy, bawić się w aportowanie ze swoim kotem oraz rozwiązywać problemy matematyczne dla czystej przyjemności i chwały.

Shawn

Menadżer inżynierii

Shawn odkrył swoją pasję edukacją podczas oglądania wykładu Sala w TED, sprawiając, że został prowadzącym bootcampu programowania, który później poprowadził go do prowadzenia kursu Programowania Aplikacji Internetowych na Uniwersytecie Fraser. Zataczając pełne koło teraz kieruje zespołem inżynierów budujących niesamowite oprogramowanie edukacyjne dla osób uczących się na całym świecie!

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Shawn prowadził dział inżynierii w Mobify w Vancouver, rosnąć z małej firmy do liczącego ponad 100 osób zespołu. Kiedy nie tworzy oprogramowania, Shawn lubi jeździć na rowerze, grać w hokeja, czytać, grać w gry komputerowe, podróżować i próbować nowych dań! Uzyskał dyplom licencjata informatyki na Uniwersytecie Simona Frasera.

Melanie

Twórca Treści Ekonomicznych

Before coming to Khan Academy, Melanie was an associate professor of economics and the Morris Professor of Public Policy at Austin College. She has taught many courses in economics and public health at the undergraduate and graduate level for more than 15 years. One of her proudest accomplishments is the co-creation of the Economics Scholars Program, an undergraduate research program hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. When she is not writing content in economics and finance, she enjoys spending time with her three children and renovating her more than 180-year-old home.

Erica

Główny Projektant

Erica uważa projektowanie za narzędzie do zmiany społeczeństwa i szuka możliwości pracy nad ulepszaniem życia ludzi. Zanim dołączyła do Khan Academy służyła w zespole projektantów Hillary for America, budując przyjazny użytkownikowi interfejs rządowych usług 18F, zaprojektowała program nauczania umiejętności korzystania z danych MIT Civic oraz rozwijała marki oraz interaktywne doświadczenia w 2x4.

Diana

Starszy Menedżer Produktu

Diana pracuje wraz z inżynierią i projektowaniem aby zbudować platformę tworzenia treści dla Khan Academy. Jest podekscytowana umożliwieniem twórcom treści dostarczania wysokiej jakości lekcji angażując nowe formaty aby zachwycać naszych uczniów, nauczycieli i rodziców.

Przed dołączeniem do Khan Academy, Diana zajmowała stanowisko Kierownika Projektu Oprogramowania w ProQuest Ebooks, w Metromile i w Financial Enginges. W wolnym czasie lubi piec w sposób tradycyjny, szyć, chodzić na piesze wycieczki, jeździć na rolkach oraz okazjonalnie uciekać w jogę.

Catherine

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.

Kirsten

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

Philanthropy Manager

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

Projektant

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.

Libby

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.

Danielle

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.

Sujata

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!

Paul

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.

Bharath Srinivas

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.

Mita

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.

Tom

Humanistyka, menedżer treści

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.

Jeremy

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.

Ghislaine

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.

Mark

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.

Miguel

Senior Software Engineer

Miguel loves solving problems and writing software while listening to music. He also loves contributing to Open Source and spends a good amount of time trying to improve the JavaScript landscape.

When he is not writing code he is probably building or flying drones, BBQing, or watching Netflix.

Neha

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.

Jordan

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Kai

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 and daily operations, Kai spends his time with family, movies, hiking or exercise.

Karla

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.

Jordan

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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

Warren

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.

Lilli

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.

Stephanie

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.

Vijay

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.

Katherine

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!

Jason

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.

Boris

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.

Anna

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!

Jason

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

Menedżer produktu

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.

Susan

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.

Adam

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.

Lauren

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.

Charlotte

Twórca Treści Matematycznej

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

Asish

Twórca Treści Matematycznej

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.

Vicki

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

Analityk produktu

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).

Alina

Community Liaison

Megan

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.

Hung

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

Inżynier aplikacji mobilnych

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Sarah

Quality Engineer I

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Erik

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

Quality Engineer

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Ruslan

Senior Quality Engineer

Ruslan is an automation engineer in the Quality Engineering team. Passionate about machine learning, blockchain and web developing.

Matt

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Aric

Inżynier oprogramowania

When not Python hacking, Aric can often be found hiking with a wolf pack.

Juan Andrade

Juan

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.

Angelo

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Six

Menadżer inżynierii

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.

Liz

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Rachel

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.

Dave

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.

Steve

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 [citation needed]. 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.

Dave

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

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Jen

Inżynier oprogramowania

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.

Bo

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

Pawgram Director

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.

Thor

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.

Barcelona

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

Purr Programmer

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.

Alfie

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.

Sukie

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

Commeownications Specialist

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

Feline-Canine Relations

These are Nora and Astra. They work from home with Julia in San Francisco, making guest appearances in Google Hangouts.

Shaun

Occupawtional Therapist

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.

Barry

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.

Smokey

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.

Phryne

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.

Didi

Chief Carrot Officer

Didi is a connoisseur of carrots and will not stop once he starts giving you kisses.

Bell

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

Da Worst

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).

Khan Academy has also received the time, energy, and expertise of many past team members, volunteers, and part-time contributors.