From 2005 to 2009 Alain worked at Mother. In 2009-2010 he was a Managing Director at Redscout. From 2010 to 2019 he was a Board Member of VCU Brandcenter. In 2010 Alain became the Founder and CEO at Sylvain Labs, an innovation and brand design consultancy. In addition to Sylvain Labs, Alain is a partner and investor in several ventures, including Master & Dynamic, a design-driven, premium audio brand, So Choice Softworks, a mobile gaming company, Lilo, an açai bowl company, and PetMio, a smart pet food startup.
Alain is a graduate of Vassar College and Columbia Business School. He also studied at School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.