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Chris Do: From immigrant childhood to millions in revenue & winning an Emmy

After his family immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam, Chris Do never imagined his artistic interests could eventually propel him into a successful life-long career.

Now, years later, he’s an Emmy Award-winning designer growing an agency that works with some of the biggest companies in the world.

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And after growing a successful agency, Chris is building something new: The Futur. It’s an educational platform to teach designers the art of running a business—and it’s taking off.

In today’s episode of Freelance to Founder Brandon Hull rewinds back to Chris’s childhood. You’ll discover how Chris developed his creativity, and the moment he realized he could make a good living from that creativity.

You’ll also hear what Chris is doing now to grow his multiple companies and brands plus how you can replicate portions of his success.

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  1. The music is really distracting and makes it very hard to follow.

    1. Preston D Lee says:

      Thanks, Sandeep. We’ll work on it for future episodes!