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He's done time at Pixar, Disney Animation, and as a Hollywood peon. Pamela 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. Tom is the youngest of seven in a patchwork family that has given him 16 sweet nieces and nephews and umpteen million laughs. His dream is to one day open a chain of innovative schools back in sunny Australia.
Prior to Khan Academy she was operations manager for a startup in San Francisco where she honed her skills in office operations, event management, and building company culture. Mia Content Partnerships Mia works with a wide variety of organizations to create and launch new and exciting content on Khan Academy.
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Before joining the team, she completed the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs and graduated with a degree in history from University of California, Berkeley. She studied CS and design at MIT, where she made apps to help designers learn about programming and share the process behind their work. Colin Software Engineer Colin is a biologist turned data engineer who loves using data to tackle challenging problems, loves singing, and loves eating beets.
Andy Andy's working to bring Khan Academy and learning to life under every student's fingertips. Previously, May-Li invented future user interfaces at Apple. Tomer lined up treasure chests in a cave, labeled coconuts from 1 toand placed one coconut in each chest. Tomer then led Justin into the cave and allowed him to look inside the chests and even swap the contents of two of them. What a nice guy!
Afterwards, he hit Justin over the head with a wooden plank to knock him out. Not a nice guy! If you find your number, I'll help you off the island. That is, they knew for sure that Cam would be able to find his number. What was their strategy? Cam now works for KA as a math question writer, as do Justin and Tomer. Nick Senior Financial Analyst Nick regularly sits down with the finance team to make sure that the financial numbers stay classy. Previously, he spent time at Kiva. He received a B.
Natalie Designer Natalie is a designer and digital illustrator who loves creating things that don't yet exist and making them as beautiful as they are functional.
For fun, she likes live music, indie movies, comic books, and cooking. Before joining the team, she earned a B. She lives for radical ideas that change the world through technology, goodwill and education at colossal scale. She loves high elevation which means skiing, mountain biking, hiking and high notes which means singing.
Kevin Software Engineer Kevin is passionate about math, computing science, and education in general. He likes building new things and wants to help transform education.
Kevin Software Engineer Kevin has been developing and managing software projects for a long time, most recently at Adobe and Mozilla. He has been involved in open source projects for more than a decade and is known for starting CommonJS and TurboGears.
Beyond the realm of software development, Kevin has written a series of children's fantasy novels. Leo Senior Design Manager Leo is a product designer and manager that enjoys organizing messy things. Before joining Khan Academy, he studied information science and worked on native apps for Target and Starbucks.
When he's not busy learning, teaching, or writing education-related software, he enjoys hiking, folding origami, and doing puzzles. She loves talking about Alexander McQueen and plays classical saxophone. Anju Product Manager Anju spends her days working cross-functionally with devs, designers, partners, teachers and learners to help shape and build a fantastic product. This should be fun. Though she still thinks brains are very cool, Amy is psyched to now be using data to understand and improve the learning experience of millions of students around the world.
When she is not playing her computer, Amy likes to climb rocks and rock-shaped polyurethane. Kim Senior Humanities Content Creator Kim gets away with spending her entire life telling ghost stories by calling it "history. Her favorite things are tomatoes, cats, and Abraham Lincoln, not necessarily in that order.
He enjoys spending time with his family, camping, singing, and opining about how to make the world a better place. Bryan Software Engineer Bryan works on Khan Academy's mobile apps, and loves pixel-nudging them until they're perfect! He lives in Seattle, and enjoys cooking, running, and taking his son to the zoo. Before joining Khan Academy, he was a mobile designer at Starbucks. Before joining the team, Caroline spent two years in the classroom teaching the coolest third graders on the planet.
She obsessed over the power and promise of a growth mindset while completing her M. When she is not shamelessly reading young adult fiction or treating her lb dog like a body pillow, Caroline is stalking her six soon to be eight! Sean Software Engineer Sean's ridiculously excited to be working on education technology. He's been a security developer, an animation-tools specialist, a full-time traveler, a studious six-year-old, and a student at the University of Waterloo, in no particular order.
When he's not coding, he's probably seeking out nature, taking photos, cooking, or playing guitar. Ben 5 Data Scientist Ben thinks that education is a great tool to empower people. He also likes scratching his head over data problems and building robot dinosaurs. So, naturally, Khan Academy is the place for him. International Market Manager After living abroad for many years, Irene works on growing Khan Academy's international markets. She loves ballet and board games, and leads the Khan Academy Philharmonic.
Irene received her A. Muneerah Head of Philanthropy Muneerah has worked for over 20 years in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. For the first half of her career, she worked as a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and The Parthenon Group specializing in corporate restructuring and operations management. Muneerah holds a B. After graduating, he served as the editorial director of an educational games publisher in Chicago, and as a producer, writer, and voice actor on a science fiction podcast.
Fjord, balalaika, chthonic, chicanery, bumbershoot. Eric Program Associate Eric works on the Adoptions Team to bring great content to more students and classrooms. He enjoys hiking, tennis, and is always up to dabble in something he has never done before.
Angela Junior Accountant Angela is responsible for day-to-day financial transactions, ensuring that the bills get paid and accounting for all the dollars and cents. When she is not busy reconciling bank statements, Angela can be found paddling in a canoe or going for a run around the city. Prior to Khan Academy, Lindsay taught secondary math and created graduate level coursework for math educators.
In addition to being an educator, Lindsay enjoys watching college football and basketball, running, and coaching four-year-old soccer. Tina Financial Controller Tina is responsible for making sure that all the numbers go into the right buckets and that the number trains are operating on schedule.
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.
He later founded an edtech startup that created communities for online learners in more than 80 countries, many more than he has traveled to. 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.
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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. Julie is an avid dancer and lover of Japanese food.
She received her A. Before joining Khan, she worked at an affordable housing non-profit connecting residents with needed services. Nicholas Mobile Engineer Nick takes ideas and turns them into code.
He works at Khan Academy on mobile projects. Before joining Khan Academy, Dhruv built educational technology products at Zearn and Amplify, taught high school math in Brooklyn through Teach for America, and studied Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia. Before Khan Academy, Cassey worked as the office manager of a private clinic in Palo Alto for two years - mainly working with children with attention difficulties and academic struggles.
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When not hacking, Brian can be found riding his road bike, nerding out in the kitchen, or goofing around with his kids. Nick Software Engineer 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. Laurie 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. She is a member of an awesome team working to bring top talent to Khan Academy by providing a world-class candidate experience. She strives to not only make every experience personalized but build long lasting relationships with every candidate. She graduated from Carrington College with an A. When Julie isn't at work, she's busy volunteering at her son's little league and teaching her puppy, Chewie.
Anthony IT Administrator Anthony supports the staff at Khan Academy ensuring the technology is up to date and working reliably. 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. Michael Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer Hannah fell in love with Khan Academy while developing an introductory computer science curriculum for middle school students. She interned at KA in and is thrilled to be back full-time!
Her favorite activities include baking and biking. Dave Programs Associate Dave is on the Adoption Team, where he thinks about how to help teachers and schools inspire a lifetime love of learning. Prior to joining Khan, he studied International Politics and Mandarin at Georgetown University and taught high school algebra, calculus, and statistics to tenacious teenagers in Texas and California.
For fun, he loves adventure races, narrative non-fiction books, and moderately competitive lawn games. Diedra Software Engineer Diedra is a former artist that's excited to be helping develop the future of education.
In their spare time they enjoy chasing pigeons and reading comics. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Claire has been home with her two boys and previously a project manager for an audio-visual company in the Bay Area. When Claire isn't at work, she's busy volunteering at her boy's school as a Docent for Art in Action, Team Parent for her boy's Soccer team and teaching U-Jam Fitness and other fun dance activities.
Nick Product Manager 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. 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.
Most importantly, children have fun through drama, singing and dance classes, while making new friends. All classes are created to compliment the 'Curriculum for Excellence' and are taught by professionally qualified teachers who are fully insured and have Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Certification.
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An extremely talented and dedicated performer, Brogan keeps all of her guests on their feet and cutting shapes as she shares her passion at your party!