Businesses that are owned by minorities have a reputation of not making it to the top. However, one investor that has defied all the odds and is achieving resounding success where it has been thought impossible before is John Goullet, the founder and president of Diversant LLC. This company has grown from a boutique IT services outfit into one of the most successful provider of staffing solutions for IT firms. Below are a few things you may not know about john and Diversant.
When he started out, he has a college diploma from Ursinus College. John was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He has worked very hard for everything he owns including the company. He started his career as an employee at a computer consultant. Then, he moved through the ranks to the position of Cap Gemini America between 1990 and 1994.in 1994, he started his own IT services company and named it Info Technologies. The main aim or the intended aim of the company was to offer staffing solutions within the IT world.
Before starting the company, he had studied the market carefully and discovered that there were many businesses that were still struggling with getting the right talent for the various IT related positions. He founded the company on the basis that he would be recruiting staff, scrutinizing their skills and making sure that when he offers them to an employer, they are the best suited person for the job.
The company has grown a lot over a period of three years, especially between 2013 and 2016. The growth has been due to the fact that the management decided to focus their services to fortune 500 companies, which has led to the company garnering several awards. The company has been on several occasions cited as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
In addition to being founder and CEO, John Goullet also serves as the chairman to the board. When he is not busy at work, John Goullet likes taking part in initiatives that give back to the community. These include the Harlem Business Ideas Retention Movement, which seeks to retain business ideas hatched in Harlem within the area for the community’s benefit.