Our Company

Aquent is not a follower.

A global workforce solutions company, we help organisations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource—people. Established more than 30 years ago, we continue to be the largest recruitment specialist in digital marketing, creative and development in the world.

We’re committed to developing breakthrough solutions, challenging how things are traditionally done, and transforming work for the better.

The name Aquent actually means “not a follower.” Here’s how we live up to our name:

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Recruiting Services

We are far more than experts in digital marketing, creative and development recruitment — more than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing freelancing speciality, and we continue to be the largest in the world.

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Digital Solutions

We led the industry in providing bespoke solutions to build scalable, on-demand, in-house teams to help solve our clients’ marketing and digital challenges without adding to their bottom line.

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Aquent Studios

We defied expectations of what you get when outsourcing digital marketing, creative and development work, combining top-notch talent and project leadership with cost-efficiencies and technology to deliver amazing outcomes at scale.

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Gymnasium

We invested in lifelong learning to bridge the digital skills gap for Talent by building free, online courses taught by industry experts.

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Insights & Resources

Access valuable insights, reports and resources to help navigate their way through the changing needs of the digital marketing, creative and development workforce.

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Team Readiness

Exclusively available to our customers, Team Readiness provides 400+ in-demand professional courses enabling Talent to build the business, marketing, technical and EQ skills needed to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Why choose Aquent

We consistently earn client and Talent satisfaction scores that are nearly twice the industry average.

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Flexible

We believe in the power of a flexible workforce to help companies be more agile and responsive to changing business priorities and market conditions. We also believe that work shouldn’t be constrained to the four walls of an office, a 9-to-5 schedule, or a traditional career path.

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Empowering

We believe that leaving your career path in the hands of your employer is old-school. Talent should be in the driver’s seat of their careers, equipped with the tools, skill-building, and autonomy to forge their own path. At the same time, Talent shouldn’t have to go it alone when it comes to job searching and career decisions—they deserve a partner to coach and advise them along the way.

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Inclusive

We believe that a diverse workplace delivers better outcomes for companies and their workforce. An inclusive environment—where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued—is critical to ensuring everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

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Equal

We believe that the contingent workforce should be on an equal playing field with their traditional employee peers and deserve the same quality and level of benefits.

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We attract Talent like a magnet

Our Aquent brand is well known and widely trusted. A large percentage of top talent come to us through referrals either from other great Talent or our global office network when they relocate. We add value to the industry sector by providing content that is educational, inspirational, and of value. All this gives us access to a much deeper Talent Pool who are not necessarily active job seekers today, but could be the right person for a particular role in the future.

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We don’t judge a book by its cover

No one is perfect, except on their CV. You can’t judge a book by its cover. Which is why we look deeper. We first assess new talent by doing a talent interview to assess their human (soft) skills. We then do a technical interview to evaluate their hard skills. An industry expert will conduct this interview, and we pay them to do it. In this way we make sure they can do what they say they can do — before they do any work for our clients.

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We never do business with strangers

We build close, ongoing relationships with our clients and our Talent. We meet them and get to know them as human beings. When it comes to Talent, we ask them about their career and where they want to be. We know their skills, their strengths, and their weaknesses. We’re not about pushing Talent into jobs, or making matches where it’s not going to work. We’re about doing what’s right for everyone — our Talent, and our clients. Because happy people are good for business.


Our history.

We’re committed to developing breakthrough solutions, challenging how things are traditionally done, and transforming work for the better.


Our Team

Meet our agents of change.

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John Chuang

Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO

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Nunzio Domilici

CFO

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Larry Bolick

CIO

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Lisa Trapman

Managing Director, The Netherlands & Germany

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Steve Dempsey

COO

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Zachary Hunter

CTO

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Daphne Dor-Ner

Head of Product

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Cheryl King

President, Aquent Studios

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Steve Kapner

Co-founder and Managing Director

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Mia Wenjen

Co-founder

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