Karen Bennett is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) In this capacity, she oversees human resources support for the Corporate organizations of Turner, Distribution Sales, Business Development and GameTap as well as HR Finance and Technology and Total Rewards companywide. Bennett also works to develop initiatives throughout the company, including performance management and compensation processes. She is based in Atlanta and reports to Kelly Regal, executive vice president of human resources and corporate communications, TBS, Inc. Previously, Bennett headed compensation and benefits functions for such companies as Sprint Corporation , Kaiser Permanente, and Sonoco Products. She earned a bachelor of business administration degree concentrated in human resources management from the University of Georgia. She is certified by the World at Work Organization as a Certified Compensation Professional and by the Society for Human Resources as an SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources). She is also certified in the Benchmarks 360 instrument through the Center for Creative Leadership, the DiSC Profile and Performance Management through DDI. Bennett serves on the Board of Literacy Action, Inc. and is Board member and Director of Mentoring for the Atlanta Chapter of the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) organization. She is also a current Mentor in the Georgia 100 Program. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.