Damien Atkins

Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

Damien Atkins

Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

Damien Atkins is an accomplished business and legal executive with experience overseeing corporate governance, securities regulation, ethics and compliance, M&A, government investigations, and privacy matters. 

Prior to Aura, Damien led legal operations at The Hershey Company and at Panasonic Corporation of North America, also serving as CEO of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions. Additionally, as SVP, Deputy General Counsel - Corporate and Chief Compliance Officer for AOL Inc, he supported the company’s spin-off from Time Warner. Damien holds a BA in History from Stanford and a JD from NYU School of Law.

As Aura’s Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Damien is responsible for legal and regulatory affairs as the company navigates a period of high growth and rapid innovation.