Our Mission We harness the power ofindividuals to change theway the world works.

By celebrating the unique abilities of our talent, we’re empowering the makers of the modern world to work smarter every day.

Our Vision A world where talent andbusinesses are empowered torealise their highest potential.

As agents of change, we give our talent the freedom and independence to pursue better opportunities, and give our clients customised workforces built to fit their needs.

Our History Agents of Change

We entered the world as MacTemps, a temp agency that specialised in procuring Mac-savvy talent. Today, we’re 37 international offices strong, and the top 10 most valuable brands in the world rely on us for creative, digital, marketing and technical talent.

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Aquent is more than workforce evolution.

It's workforce revolution.

Executive Leadership Driving toward
sustainable,
long-term success.

John Chuang

John Chuang

Co-Founder and Chairman

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John Chuang

John Chuang

Co-Founder and Chairman

John co-founded Aquent in 1986 while an undergraduate at Harvard University. Within five years he grew the company from dorm room startup to the 12th fastest growing private company in America. He has served as CEO from the beginning.

Over the course of his career John has been widely recognised for his entrepreneurial leadership and accomplishments. Accolades include: Boston Business Journal's, "40 Under 40", Mass High Tech's, "High Tech All Star," finalist for the Harvard Business School Club of New York's, "America’s Entrepreneur Award," and Ernst and Young’s, “Entrepreneur of the Year” for New England. He was the subject of a Fast Company cover story and was the protagonist in a Harvard Business School case study.

John has served as president of the Massachusetts Association of Staffing Services and as chairman of the board of directors of Angie’s List (NASDAQ:ANGI). He also has served as a board member for the American Staffing Association, AIGA, and the Recycling Advisory Committee for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

John earned a bachelor's degree cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA with honours from Harvard Business School.

Doug Kaplan

Doug Kaplan

CEO

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Doug Kaplan

Doug Kaplan

CEO

For over 20 years, Doug has helped build leading software, media, and technology companies around the globe, including Ascend Learning and LexisNexis.

Working at the forefront of the digital revolution, he’s led traditional print publishers into the online world; helped SaaS, software, and service companies innovate and expand their footprint globally; and leveraged next generation platforms to invent local best of breed business models, technologies, and partnerships that have driven revenues for global players in the United States, APAC, and Europe.

Doug earned Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees in both Economics and Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mike Berry

Mike Berry

UK Country Manager

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Mike Berry

Mike Berry

UK Country Manager

Mike Berry is responsible for Aquent's and Vitamin T's UK operation. He started in staffing over 25 years ago and has spent the last seven in the marketing and creative sector. He has a passion for working with the best clients, talent, and colleagues in the industry. He focuses on providing excellent customer service to make the best matches between clients and talent in the London market.