Martin Stark The Courage Champion

Courage Champion

Martin Stark aka The Courage Champion is a Two-time LinkedIn Top LGBTQIA+ Voice, and Entrepreneur. Martin is a leading inspirational speaker who advises on making an impact and achieving business success on LinkedIn. A trailblazer who encourages people, teams, and organisations to employ courage as a habit.

Featured in CNN, The Guardian, BBC World, ABC and SBS News. He has delivered keynotes for LinkedIn, Transport NSW, TikTok, Commonwealth Bank, Waverley College, Transport NSW, and NRMA.

Founder and CEO

World Gay Boxing Championships
Martin is the Founder and CEO of the World Gay Boxing Championships, which he set up to increase LGBTQIA+ participation, and lead change in the sport. Martin delivered the world’s first boxing competition for the LGBTQIA+ community as part of Sydney WorldPride and is taking WGBC to Chicago.
Martin is also a seasoned commercial negotiator with 15 years of experience as an IT Procurement Leader. He was diagnosed with Addison’s disease in 2006 shortly after having been placed in two induced comas and living through his worst fear – a tracheotomy. His near-death experiences have driven him to lead the positive changes he wants to see in the world.

I acknowledge the Borogegal and Cammeraigal people, who are the Traditional Custodians of the land I work on. I extend my respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

© Martin Stark 2024. All Rights Reserved.