Paige Lillard

Paige Lillard is the Vice President of Business Excellence with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s Broadcast Operations and Technology groups where she is responsible for the development and attainment of organizational strategies within fifteen business units worldwide including CNN Operations. Key emphasis is placed on developing and supporting high performance leadership teams, balanced strategy development, customer and employee focus, and business process optimization. Paige has extensive experience with the Malcolm Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence and is a three year veteran of the Board of Examiners governed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the US Secretary of Commerce.

Paige holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television Communications from Hofstra University, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma national honor society of business schools. She is also a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality and recent participant in Harvard University’s Women’s Leadership Forum on International Business Expansion and Change Management.

Paige’s volunteer efforts include her work as founder and president of the Georgia Center for Performance Excellence, and Co-chair of Kennesaw State University’s Executive MBA Advisory Board.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, 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. TBS, Inc. is based in Atlanta, GA, and employs more than 9,000 people worldwide. Many are familiar with TBS, Inc.’s groundbreaking network, CNN, one of the world’s most respected and trusted sources for news and information. TBS, Inc. is also home to familiar entertainment networks such as TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim and truTV.