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Dawn Paine
CEO & Co-Founder ,Aurora

Dawn Paine, Co-Founder & CEO of Aurora, boasts a 25-year award-winning career spanning leadership roles in creative industries, entertainment, retail, and technology. As Vice President Marketing at Universal Pictures and UK Marketing Director at Nintendo UK, she played a pivotal role in the transformative success of Nintendo, overseeing record-breaking launches like Wii and Nintendo DS. Dawn, the only female on Nintendo's global leadership team, has masterminded over 50 high-profile film and TV launches. A dedicated advocate for gender equality, she is actively involved with WACL and has consulted for dynamic creative startups. Based in Liverpool, Dawn resides with her husband, son Milo, and Snips the Beagle.