Our Mission We harness the power ofindividuals to change theway the creative 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, Chairman, and CEO

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John Chuang

John Chuang

Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO

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.

Lisa Trapman

Lisa Trapman

Netherlands Country Manager

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Lisa Trapman

Lisa Trapman

Netherlands Country Manager

Lisa’s background spans a variety of business development and marketing roles in Australia, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. For the last 13 years she has delivered staffing solutions to corporate, agency and cross-border environments, finding the right mix of talent needed to drive their business. She is committed to connecting creatives and strives for excellent customer experiences. She values long-term relationships and believes the best way to grow any company is by knowledge sharing and collaboration. As country manager responsible for the Netherlands, she leads a talented team who are engaged and passionate about connecting the creative world.

Cheryl King

Cheryl King

President, Aquent Studios

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Cheryl King

Cheryl King

President, Aquent Studios

Cheryl heads up the Technology sector and Aquent's Outsourcing division, Aquent Studios. Cheryl's mantra is understand our client's 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 client's solve their problems using creativity and expertise to achieve efficiencies and quality results solidifies our partnership approach to working with our clients.

Cheryl holds a B.S degree in Business Administration from California State University of Northridge.