Jean-Marc Salmon (born in 1963) graduated from the Toulouse Ecole supérieure de commerce (ESC) and the Ecole nationale supérieure des PTT (ENS-PTT). Jean-Marc Salmon is an ENA alumni (the Victor Hugo year).
- He began his career in 1986 at France Télécom where he had responsibilities in the technical and commercial centres, then at the CNET and finally at the headquarters accounts department until 2000.
- From 2000 to 2003 he was the head of the Audits and economic assessments office for the Telecommunications Regulation Authority (ART).
- From 2003 to 2007 he directed the administration and human resources department at the ART, which in 2005 became the Electronic communications and postal regulation authority (ARCEP).
- From November 2007, Jean-Marc Salmon was the deputy managing director of the Audiovisual Council (CSA).
- Jean-Marc Salmon has been the National Frequency Agency deputy managing director since December 1st 2011.