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Aurora Aurora

Aurora Aurora
Community Manager Team Head, Kickstarter

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Aurora Thornhill is the head of the Project Specialist Team at Kickstarter but specializes in projects in the Technology category. She started at Kickstarter two and a half years ago as a member of the Community Team where she did everything from customer support to reviewing project proposals. She graduated from Bennington College in 2007 with a degree in Computing and Visual Arts, focusing on interactive installation.


Office Hours
Location: O'Reilly Booth (Table D)
John Dimatos (Kickstarter), Aurora Aurora (Kickstarter)
John and Aurora will be happy to answer any questions you have about projects and creative hardware. Read more.
Location: Conference Center - Golden Gate Room
John Dimatos (Kickstarter), Aurora Aurora (Kickstarter), Danielle Applestone (Other Machine Co.), Al Linke (Open Gadgets LLC), Adam Rodnitzky (Occipital Inc.)
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With more than 1,000 technology projects funded, Kickstarter has become a hub of creativity for technologists & product designers from around the world. This session focuses on how the product development changes when creators embrace transparency, collaborative funding & community involvement, enabling people to become engaged throughout the creative process rather than consumers or spectators. Read more.