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Agents of Progress.

SYLVAIN is a strategy and design consultancy that provokes progress for companies, people and society at large. We believe when commerce and culture unite, real progress is possible. Founded in 2010, wholly independent and a Certified B Corporation.

Services

Innovation

Strategy & Design

We imagine and bring to life new products and services that resolve human needs, harness cultural movements and leverage company assets.

  • User Insight & Needs
  • Pipeline & Portfolio Strategy
  • Ideation & Concepting
  • Product & Packaging Design
  • Experience & Service Design
  • Prototyping & Piloting

Brand

Strategy & Design

We identify and express the unique role brands can play in the lives of their audience and within culture at large.

  • Consumer & Cultural Insight
  • Brand Purpose & Positioning
  • Brand Architecture
  • Visual & Verbal Identity
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Activation Planning

Organizational

Strategy & Design

We unearth the purpose that sits at the heart of a company and transform organizations to realize new visions for the future.

  • Futurecasting
  • Corporate Vision & Purpose
  • Strategic Growth Planning
  • Process Design
  • Change Management & Socialization
  • Employee Training & Tools

Our Clients

Work

Team

Hard on the work, kind to each other. Invested in individuals, committed to collective intelligence. Play is work is play. If it sounds like you, please get in touch.

Jillian Rosen

Communications

NYC

Trevor Larry

Strategy

NYC

Cole Nielsen

Director

NYC

Cristina Pansolini

Business Development

NYC

Alain Sylvain

CEO, Strategy

About Alain

Helen Li

Strategy

NYC

Michael Ian Kaye

Chief Design Officer, Principal

About Michael

Dylan Fowler

Office Assistant

NYC

Katie Cowden

HR Director

NYC

Aaron Powers

MD

About Aaron

Jess Vander

Strategy

NYC

Jenny Cavaioli

Strategy

NYC

Steven Ebert

Strategy

NYC

David Volle

Program Manager

NYC

Alex Anderson

Strategy

RVA

Eliza Hadjis

Strategy

RVA

Joey Camire

MD, Principal

About Joey

Hannah Jegart

Program Manager

NYC

Caroline Odom

Strategy

RVA

Muj Hameed

Strategy

AMS

Zach Visotsky

Strategy

NYC

Marije Roodhof

Strategy

AMS

Cristofer Almanzar

Operations

NYC

Fabian Castro

Strategy

NYC

Ben Cheney

MD, Principal

About Ben

Marvin Morency

Operations

NYC

Ash Casper

Design

RVA

Chris Konya

MD, Principal

About Chris

Les Jacobs

Team Manager

NYC

Makena Drutman

Strategy

NYC

Nora Mestrich

Design

NYC

Alan Ho

Operations

NYC

Joanne Bolens

Strategy

AMS

Camille Drucker

Strategy

AMS

Sherry Rahmatian

MD

About Sherry

Julie Lubbers

Strategy

NYC

Katie Sadow

Director

NYC

Merideth Bogard

MD, Principal

About Merideth

Kennedy Whittington-Cooper

Strategy

NYC

Xahra Gilbert

Operations, Principal

NYC

Osei Kwakye

Strategy

NYC

Ilana Bondell

Director

NYC

Katie Driscoll

Director

RVA

Al Sylvain

COO

NYC

Meron Medhanie

Strategy

NYC

Tony Vuong

Chief of Staff

NYC

Gretchen Devero

Director

AMS
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