Dr Mick is the Founder of WildHearts, a multi-million-pound group created with the sole aim of using their proﬁts to help humanity. It is championed by leading corporates and global business leaders and to date has funded over 40,000 micro-entrepreneurs across 40 countries as well as providing free Micro-Tyco entrepreneurship training to over 25,000 young people in the UK.
Dr Jackson is a serial entrepreneur, business author and Ex Chart-topping rock singer. In the summer of 2001, he made headline news when he turned back from his attempt to climb K2 to save the life of his dying Sherpa, carrying him for four days to safety. The experience inspired him to start the WildHearts Group, which continues to empower tens of thousands of people across the world through entrepreneurship.
As well as being a hugely successful entrepreneur Mick has received numerous awards for his work. He is the second only recipient of the highly prestigious ‘Social Innovator Award’ from Babson College in Boston and is an honorary ‘Doctor of Laws’ from Guelph University Canada. He was also voted Entrepreneur of the Year and Top Scot by the UK public, an honour he shares with JK Rowling and Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy.
Mick’s talks are completely unique. He combines his real-life experience of launching companies with fascinating anecdotes such as escaping the riots in Syria, facing down machete-wielding gangs in Guatemala and confronting the Taliban in Kashmir. Mick has graced audiences across the globe and is recognised as one of the most unique & fascinating motivational speakers on the circuit.