Laurent Colombani is a partner with Bain & Company, based in Paris. Laurent leads Bain’s media & entertainment initiatives in France.
Laurent’s sectors of experience include TV and radio broadcasting, content production, professional and consumer publishing, advertising and new media. He also has significant experience in sports rights strategies for rights owners, agencies and broadcasters. Laurent also has significant experience with a breadth of cultural institutions and museums.
Laurent’s areas of experience include growth strategies, pricing and yield management as well as operations improvement, in France and across Europe.
Laurent has been the co-author of several media industry viewpoints, including most recently three successive studies for the Forum d’Avignon on the future of the creative economy, digital publishing, and connected devices. He also is a regular teacher at French management and engineering schools HEC and SupAero.
Prior to joining Bain & Company, Laurent was a principal with Booz Allen Hamilton’s European Media & Entertainment practice and before that business controller with Hewlett Packard.
Laurent graduated from HEC Paris in 1999. His native tongue is French, he is fluent in English and has good notions of German.