Richard Mulholland

Hosted at Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts

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About the speaker

Chances are you will only meet a handful of speakers in your life that will have the ability to truly shock your senses, whilst also inspiring you to do everything in your life at full throttle. Richard Mulholland qualifies as one of theses individuals, who employ a rapid-fire energy that is intelligent, poignant and oozes uncompromising honesty.

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When you meet Richard its obvious that he has ‘metal’ in his veins. He first began his career as a rock and roll roadie for legendary bands such as Iron Maiden and Def Leppard. Richard then went on to head up South Africa’s largest presentation firm, Missing Link and is also the co-founder of SA’s very first perspective lab, 21Tanks.

Richard addresses leading corporations and serves as a guest lecturer on courses for The Cape Graduate School of Business (GSB), and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). He is equally well known for his visceral ‘mind eruptions’ on his regular blog at and for the normality he shreds asunder, as a columnist for publications such as Longevity and Destiny Man.

This often controversial speaker has garnered the respect of a diverse demographic of South African thought leaders, as well as a new crop of emerging talents, who can relate to his no-holds-barred approach to life. His unique oratory skills deliver a message that resonates somewhere between a university lecture, reality check and a kick to the creative jewels. It is rare to witness a speaker who so passionately challenges pre-existing notions of the status quo, through a brutal bombard of truth laced nuclear bombs.

Richard Mulholland is inspiration guaranteed!

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Additional details

Meet and greet upstairs at the Friends of Design Academy for a complimentary coffee and breakfast followed by a 20 min talk.