Venable Advises Online Security Provider Aura on Partnership with Robert Downey Jr.

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Venable advised Aura on its multi-year partnership with Robert Downey Jr. to raise awareness about the importance of online safety.  Aura is the leader in intelligent safety solutions, providing all-in-one digital protection for consumers. Through the partnership, Downey joins Aura's board of directors, invests in the company, and commits to working with Aura as a strategist and brand advocate, supporting consumer education.

In one of his initial appearances as a brand advocate for Aura, Downey moderated "Online Crime: An American Crisis" on March 11, 2023, at SXSW@ in Austin, Texas. This highly anticipated session featured a discussion between Aura's CEO Hari Ravichandran; former FBI counterintelligence operative, cybersecurity consultant, and speaker Eric O'Neill; and New York Times bestselling author Maria Konnikova.

The Venable team was led by Alexei Cowett and included Liz Fuzaylova and Chris Kim.

The partnership has been covered by AdWeek and Fast Company.