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John Roa is a life-long digital entrepreneur who came to Chicago to found ÄKTA, a design studio. He also founded and runs Digital Hope, a not-for-profit charitable organization that uses the power of crowdfunding to support international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). He joins the Cochran Show at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce annual meeting… moments after being told he won the James Tyree Award.


John Roa, founder of ÄKTA (WGN Radio)