Dylan Buffinton

Associate director

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Dylan is a Director and Board Member at The Salmon Consulting. He joined this consultancy in 2021, to find innovative answers to the new strategic and business challenges companies face today. To achieve this, he combines both rational and emotional approaches, taking advantage of his background in consulting, finance, and human sciences/behavioral studies. Previously Consulting Director and Head of New Business at Ogilvy Consulting for more than 5 years, he was able to build fruitful and lasting relationships with French and global clients of all types, size, and sectors. Dylan has developed an expertise in bank & finance after working for Ardian, BNP Paribas, Credit Mutuel, Qonto, Alven, Edmond de Rothschild, etc. Before 2016, Dylan was a Venture Capital Analyst at investment companies Eurazeo Growth (Younited Credit, Vestiaire Collective, Doctolib…) and CapHorn (Ledger, Finalcad…). He was able to analyze and support startups/scale-ups in diverse fields, at different companies’ maturities. He also participated in the selection and training of young startups at Station F incubator and at BPI France. In 2012, he worked one year for ‘Le Fooding’ (French culinary guide and events) in the US, which included leading the opening of the West Coast office in Los Angeles. Dylan holds a Master's degree in Economics & Business from the Sciences Po Paris Management School, as well as a certificate in Design Thinking from the Hasso Plattner Institute (Stanford Design School). He co-wrote the management book “Un Caillou dans la chaussure” (Editions de l’Observatoire), and regularly writes columns in the French press, as well as participates in various webinars and conferences.