Successful IT entrepreneur John Goullet has joined the Diversant team as its principal executive. Goullet started his career as an IT consultant, eventually making the transition to IT staffing in 1994. He went on to found Info Technologies, an IT staffing company that focused on providing forward solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Within five short years, Goullet’s business was worth a staggering $30 million. In 2010, John Goullet and Diversant owner Gene Waddy merged their companies together, creating the largest African-American owned IT staffing firm in the U.S..
John started his journey through the IT world at Ursinus College, where he earned both a bachelors and a masters degree in computer science. After graduating, he worked as an IT consultant at several New Jersey based firms, including Computer Sciences Corp., and The Constell Group.
The new partnership between Goullet and Waddy has created an IT dynamo; between the pair, they have decades of experience in the business and a like minded goal – to provide the best they possibly can. Diversant focuses on promoting diversity, according to the pair, and coming up with out of the box solutions for problems. Their firsthand understanding of the workplace gives them a unique insight to what businesses need out of their employees and how to empower them.
As an MBE (Minority Owned Business Enterprise), Diversant actively mentors other, smaller MBE companies. By providing networking between these smaller business and their Fortune 500 companies has helped Goullet and Waddy expand the benefits of their own experience. They also use these industry connections to promote STEM education, diversity, and job creation, while encouraging their employees to volunteer their time towards the same goals.