Mike Markham has built an entire career doing the unconventional. As a professional ring announcer, Mike travels all around the world covering professional matches. On the TEDxFoggyBottom stage, he explains how pursuing an out of the box career has given him a fulfilling life.
Mike Markham is one of the world's premier ring announcers and has announced MMA, boxing and kickboxing events across the United States and around the world. His voice has echoed through venues from Miami to Moscow and in many places between and beyond.
Mike has worked with over 50 event promoters, franchises and institutions across the globe to passionately enhance the presentation sporting events through his signature sound.
A proud native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of Charlotte, North Carolina Mike enjoys spending time with his wife Ginger and son Jack when he's not engrossed in the adventures, challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurship and life in the sports industry.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx