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 torealize their highest potential.

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

Our History Agents of Change

We entered the world as MacTemps, a temp agency that specialized in procuring Mac-savvy talent. Today, we’re 27 domestic and 10 international offices strong, and the top 10 most valuable brands in the world rely on us for creative, digital, and marketing 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 recognized 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 honors 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.

Cheryl King

Cheryl King

President, Aquent

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Cheryl King

Cheryl King

President, Aquent

Cheryl heads up the Technology sector and Aquent's Outsourcing division, Aquent Studios. Cheryl's mantra is to understand our clients' issues and goals so that we can get them the right solutions, whether they’re looking for talent to join their team or to outsource a project or team. She believes helping clients solve their problems using creativity and expertise to achieve efficiencies and quality results solidifies our partnership approach.

Cheryl holds a B.S. degree in business administration from California State University of Northridge.