#TEDxCT Speaker: Meet Richard Mulholland

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Richard Mulholland is an ex-Rock ‘n Roll roadie, entrepreneur and renowned speaker who has presented his ideas in many countries including Canada, Puerto Rico, UK, USA, Germany, Kenya and Pakistan.

Not only is he the co-founder of TalkDrawer and Missing Link, Richard has also authored two books, has been voted Destiny Man top 40 under 40, and is one of Mail and Guardian's top 300 South Africans to take to lunch.

Passionate about problem-solving and spreading ideas, Richard spends his time doing what he loves -  activating his audience. When he’s not doing that he can be found coaching many top CEOs and TED speakers.

When not getting tattooed you'll find him riding motorbikes and playing board games. We fired a couple of random questions at Richard, to which he responded with some surprising answers...

Which fictional character do you wish you could meet?

Pug (Magician)

If you had a superpower what would it be?


If you could time travel, where would you go?

Five years into the future.

If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be?

With Tim McIlrath (from Rise Against).

What's your favourite TED/ TEDx talk?

Derek Sivers - ‘How to start a movement