I am Mark Buzza
Mark Buzza completed the MBA (Executive) at RMIT and is now Program Manager for the Global Action Plan at the Movember Foundation.
AUDIO: Ambient tinkering and whimsical music plays.
VISUAL: Mark Buzza sitting in a room full of colourful and eclectic memorabilia and nick nacks.
VISUAL: Mark Buzza standing in the middle of a fairly empty, dark room with his hands in his pockets.
VISUAL: Four guys get up off four chairs simultaneously and start walking towards other chairs.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: I am outcomes orientated, I am passionate, I am determined and I am motivated.
Return to Mark Buzza sitting in a chair in a colourful room of memorabilia.
MARK BUZZA SPEAKS: My name’s Mark Buzza and I am the author of my own story.
VISUAL: Various scenes of men grooming and shaving men in a barber shop. Followed by shots of a number of men with different styles of moustaches within different indoor and outdoor environments and Mark Buzza looking over another guy’s shoulder at a computer laughing.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on men’s health. To achieve this, we got men to grow moustaches to raise funds and awareness. Today, we take the same disruptive approach to funding global collaborative research.
TEXT ON SCREEN: RMIT University. Start something big. Ready to lead.
VISUAL: Various scenes of a teacher and students in a classroom
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: I chose RMIT to do my Executive MBA because it had strong links into industry and had a very practical focus. The Executive MBA has helped me to think more globally.
VISUAL: A time zone map on a computer screen, and images of Mark Buzza sitting at a work station of computers talking and laughing, then a close up of Mark Buzza talking earnestly.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: And it’s the people that you meet across different industries that really help you to broaden your thinking and broaden your horizons.
VISUAL: Mark Buzza working away at his computer in different rooms, talking to scientist in lab coats on Skype, interspersed with computer screens of cancer research scientific data, and other students working for the cause.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: At the moment I’m running the global action plan at Movember. This initiative aims to bring together the leading prostate and testicular cancer researchers from around the world to solve the challenges facing patients today.
VISUAL: Guy with moustache standing in front of a book case reading a massive encyclpedic-looking book. Guy closes book and looks at camera with a determined face.
VISUAL: Guys with moustaches and beards in a classroom, then of Mark Buzza sitting in a chair on his phone. Another guy runs past pointing at the black and white picture behind him, which is of Mark Buzza with a moustache.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: As my career progressed I realised that I wanted to lead programs that would ultimately have an impact on the wellbeing of patients.
VISUAL: Shots of different men displaying their moustaches in different scenes in St Kilda.
MARK BUZZA VOICEOVER: Thanks to RMIT, I am.
VISUAL: Mark Buzza smiles and shakes his head at his friend’s jibe.
VISUAL GRAPHIC: A red and white Earth spins and becomes the red pixel in the RMIT logo.
TEXT ON SCREEN: RMIT University. Apply now for postgrad. www.rmit.edu.au/postgrad
AUDIO: Uplifting music fades out.
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