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Vice President, New Products Group
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Rhonda K. Lowry is Vice President within the New Products Group for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“TBS”) and has been with TBS for six years. In this role, she oversees the evolution of new media business and product initiatives from ideation through concept development and as required, through launch. Her work is currently focused in the area of social computing and virtual worlds. Ms. Lowry is based in Atlanta and reports to David Rudolph, Senior Vice President of New Product Development.
Prior to her role in the New Products Group, Ms. Lowry was Vice President, Program Management for the Internet Technologies Division of TBS, where she led the technical program and project management teams for major programs across a wide portfolio including: CNN digital news production systems, new broadband products including CNN Pipeline and GameTap, as well as numerous web systems and services for the CNN, NASCAR, Turner Entertainment, and Sports Illustrated web properties.
Ms. Lowry has over 15 years of systems development experience and held a number of program management and technical leadership roles within the aerospace industry at NASA, Rockwell International, and Lockheed. She started her career at NASA where she was a software developer and systems integrator for a multi planetary detection system that eventually became part of the Kepler Mission. Ms. Lowry was Chief Engineer and Department Manager at Rockwell where she was twice awarded the President’s Award for professional achievement, and she spearheaded a revolutionary modeling and simulation program for Lockheed on the F-22 program for which she was awarded Lockheed’s highest award for leadership, the NOVA Award.
Ms. Lowry earned a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Physics from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a Master’s degree in Physics from Washington University. She has a certification in Systems Engineering from UCLA. She is a member of ACM, INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering), WICT and is a Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow. She was the recipient of WICT Atlanta’s 2006 Catalyst Award for Woman in Technology and was listed on Cable World's Top 50 Women in Cable in 2006.