Tom Thum is an Australian beat boxer who has given keynotes on his creative line of work and the impact that music can have on an individual. Thum is originally from Brisbane, Australia, but his exciting line of work takes him all over the world. Back in 2005, Thum's beat boxing crew won the World Beatbox Championships and then in 2006 Thum took second place in the Scribble Jam Beatbox Battles in the United States.
Thum is interested in teaching hip-hop in Australia because music has had such a profound impact on his life. Thum as appeared on Broadway as a part of the Tom Tom Crew (a hip-hop group). Thum uses his unusual talent to earn a living and travel.