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Mark Pollock

Explorer, Speaker & Founder at Mark Pollock
Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
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Mark Pollock

Explorer, Speaker & Founder at Mark Pollock
Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
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Mark Pollock is an accomplished adventure athlete, motivational speaker, and collaboration catalyst. He has achieved numerous feats of endurance and athleticism, including being the first blind person to race to the South Pole, as well as winning silver and bronze medals for rowing at the Commonwealth Games. In 2010, a fall from a second-story window left him paralyzed. Now on a mission to cure paralysis, Mark explores the intersection of technology and humanity. He is best known for his 2018 TED Talk, which has been viewed over 1.5 million times and translated into 12 languages. Mark is a sought-after speaker and has inspired audiences all over the world. He holds a Master's degree in Business Studies from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business at the University College Dublin and a Diploma in Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Mark's professional experience includes being a former Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, a senior business analyst at Digital Channel Partners, and a business analyst at IAWS Group Plc. His organization, Mark Pollock Official, is dedicated to motivational speaking, and he is also the founder of Run in the Dark, a global running event. Mark has been recognized for his contributions to the community with an honorary doctorate from Queen's University Belfast and the Alumni Award for outstanding contribution as a Trinity College graduate to Ireland and the world.

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