Who we are We're the talent agency that helps contract digital specialists find work they love

Because happy people are good for business

Our purpose We exist to help people and organisations grow and succeed

There is no passion in the world that is equal to the passion we have for helping talent find work they love and helping organisations find that talent.

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 digital creative 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, 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.

Alex Kenning

Alex Kenning

Managing Director, Australia

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Alex Kenning

Alex Kenning

Managing Director, Australia

Alex is responsible for the operation and future growth of Aquent's business in Australia, including Firebrand and Vitamin T. Talent acquisition and talent retention is now a board level discussion in almost every organisation, and Alex's experience in helping clients across a wide range of industry sectors to hire the very best digital talent across, creative, marketing and development has given him the privilege of understanding what top talent want and what companies can do to keep them.

Liam Pietzka

Liam Pietzka

General Manager, Sydney

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Liam Pietzka

Liam Pietzka

General Manager, Sydney

As General Manager for Aquent Sydney, Liam is responsible for the future growth of the business. Passionate about the customer, digital and recruitment, he believes that blending all three allows Aquent to provide an awesome brand and service. He believes that Aquent's mantra about specialising to be an 'inch wide and a mile deep' is the only way to stay relevant in an ever changing landscape.