Last Updated on November 14, 2023, 4:41 am
New York: Founder and CEO of SYLVAIN, Alain Sylvain, jumped to his death at East End Avenue.
Alain Sylvain, founder and CEO of SYLVAIN, a strategy and design consultancy firm, jumped to his death at East End Avenue on November 13, 2023. He died after falling from the roof of his office building in New York City. He was 47 years old.
What happened to Alain Sylvain?
Alain Sylvain died on Monday, November 13, 2023, after falling from the roof of his office building at East End Avenue, New York. The law enforcement authorities swiftly responded to the scene, but he was no more. He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the officials, he was alone on the roof at the time of the incident, and there was no evidence of foul play involved. An investigation is underway to learn the exact cause of death, but preliminary reports suggest he may have suffered a mental breakdown or a suicidal episode and jumped to his death, leaving family and friends shocked and reeling with unimaginable grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Who was Alain Sylvain?
Alain Sylvain was the founder and CEO of SYLVAIN, a strategy and design consultancy firm with several prestigious clients such as Nike, Apple, Google, American Express, Spotify, The New York Times, and many more. He founded his company in 2010, which has now grown with headquarters in New York and offices in Richmond, Virginia, Los Angeles, California, and Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Alain Sylvain was a visionary leader who had built his company from the ground up with his innovative designs and progressive strategies. He was well-known for his creativity and remarkable ability to solve complex problems. His dedication and collaboration with diverse teams was truly inspirational.
Alain’s support for innovation is evident in his investment ventures, such as Master + Dynamics, a design-driven audio brand; Free Rain, a line of enhanced sparkling water; and PetMio, a smart food startup. He had served on board Plus Pool, the world’s first floating filtering pool in NYC harbor, Poptech, and many more. He was also a founding member of Kindred and a member of the New York City Mayor’s Creative Council. He also served his community by contributing to various non-profit initiatives such as The Bowery Mission and Anseye Pou Haiti.
Obituary and Funeral
Alain Sylvain’s family will release his obituary and provide memorial service details when they have made all the arrangements. They are currently taking time to mourn their loved one and coming to terms with the shocking reality that has unfortunately engulfed them with inconsolable loss.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends. May they find comfort in the support of the community.
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