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About John Goullet
John Goullet is an experienced entrepreneur behind the development of series of successful IT-related businesses. Currently. Mr. Goullet serves as the Principal of DIVERSANT LLC as well as its board chairman. Mr. Goullet became DIVERSANT’s Principal in 2010 after his IT staffing firm, Info Technologies merged with DIVERSANT Inc., to form DIVERSANT LLC. DIVERSANT LLC is the leading US’ African-American held IT staffing firm certified as a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE). Over the years, DIVERSANT LLC specializes in IT staffing services and solutions ranging from user design services, IT staff augmentation, contingency needs, and direct hire.
Besides, as MBE, DIVERSANT LLC develops IT staffing programs and offers an array of job opportunities such as database administrators, mobile apps developers, networking managers, creative designers, and project managers. The firm helps businesses recruit the right IT professionals to stand out the pact amid stiff competition for IT professionals. Through rigorous screening and training of IT professionals, DIVERSANT LLC helps IT professionals match with their intended jobs. As such, DIVERSANT meets its clients’ needs by helping them hire the right personnel.
John Goullet graduated from Ursinus College with a Master’s degree in computer science. Mr. Goullet began his professional career as an IT consultant before his way up as an IT staffing officer in 1994. Leveraging his extensive experience in interpreting emerging market trends, Mr. Goullet founded Info Technologies in 1994. Info Technologies embarked on understanding the corporate business environment as well as specific customers’ needs. Mr. Goullet’s firm would provide IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 500 companies across the United States. While serving as Info Technologies’ President, Mr. Goullet made significant accomplishments. For example, Info Technologies featured twice on Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest thriving IT staffing startups in the United States. During his regime, Mr. Goullet would match his personal drive and work style to provide satisfactory services and solutions to his customers. As such, Info Technologies built a good relationship with its customers as it would help them hire qualified IT professionals with the needed skills. Previously, Mr. Goullet worked as a computer consultant at Bridgewater between 1981 and 1994.
A good reputation can take a person and a business far. A reputation speaks many things. Character, honesty, loyalty, and integrity are all those positive traits a good reputation is known to embody. The second a reputation is marred or harmed by external forces, things can go bad and do so very quickly. A business finds its coffers depleted. A person may find previously solid relationships strained. This is why it is so important to always try and keep a reputation as pristine as possible. With the internet, this is not always possible.
A popular blog or social media page can wreck a reputation. One post could reach tens of thousands of people. A series of posts presented in the search engines can all do massive harm. Again, this is a terrible thing people have to deal with today. Imagine making one mistake and getting arrested. The arrest is reported on several social media pages and published in online articles. A few months later, the charges are dismissed because they had zero merit. Yet, the original news reports remain published and continue to haunt someone who is perpetually labeled guilty.
These things do happen. Mercifully, a solution exists to help such individuals. Online reputation management (ORM) services are available to perform the necessary “reconstructive surgery” to help get a name back into the good graces of the public. At the very least, the service will work to downplay or overwhelm bad content with new content that casts its subject in a better light.
Online reputation management firms are relatively new businesses on the digital marketing landscape, but they employ a number of traditional functions. Search engine optimization, public affairs and relations, and promotional blogging are a few of the methods employed. This time, instead of directly marketing a brand or product, the work is done to help a reputation.
Better Reputation is a solid new service that wants to help people suffering from an online crisis to get their positive name restored. The company knows one bad day or misdeed can unfairly tarnish someone. Through working with Better Reputation, those problems could be addressed and fixed.
Image recognition is an innovative field that allows companies and businesses to help users discover products online. It is based on photos of objects taken from the real world. This is a relatively new field that is yet to be fully serviced. It requires a large investment in technological research and development.
Many shoppers find it frustrating to find exactly what they are looking for online. Today, more and more people prefer to shop online due to convenience. It allows people to shop from any point and have the products delivered at their doorsteps. However, it is difficult to find what one wants. In addition, the recommendations provided are disappointing.
Advent of Visual Search Companies
Today, there are multiple startups in the world seeking to break through the visual search industry and produce a working platform. Such startups allow businesses to help their clients find products online. Indian companies like iLenze and Snapshopr have been successful in raising seed capital to fund operations. In 2015, Mad Street Den based in Chennai, successfully raised $1.5 million. However, its visual recommendation engine is its most demanded product. Visenze is another visual search company based in Singapore. It has penetrated the Indian market because of high demand.
Stylumia Intelligence Technology Ltd
Stylumia is one startup that uses artificial intelligence to offer smart visual recommendations to online shoppers. The product seeks to help solve consumer frustrations when shopping online. The company was co-founded by Ganesh Subramanian and Ram Prakash. Stylumia is only focused on fashion products. It aims to help businesses and consumers make decisions based on accurate data. Business will therefore know what products to stock to meet consumer demand. The company will launch its products in April, 2016, and has already partnered with several retailers.
Slyce is a visual search company based in Toronto, Canada. It was founded by Cameron Chell and Erika Racicot. The company successfully launched its visual recognition technology in February, 2013. The software is capable of identifying products from a picture thus allowing customers to purchase it online or using a smartphone. It has strong partnerships with top retailers in the US market where it operates as a mobile app.
Users can identify products online by snapping a photo and using the platform’s recognition technology. The company is run by a team of highly skilled professionals each with exceptional experience in their respective fields. Slyce allows retailers, publishers and other brands target new customers while maximizing returns from existing ones.