Robert Edward Turner, III

Founder at Turner Classic Movies, Inc.

Robert Edward Turner, III

Robert Edward Turner, III

Founder at Turner Classic Movies, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Turner Advertising Group LLC
Turner Classic Movies, Inc.
The Cartoon Network, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3178

Primary Location

Tallahassee, FL

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

11/19/1938 - Cincinnati, OH, United States

Age

79

Number of Awards

22

Estimated Net Worth

$2.3B

Interests

Fly-fishing

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at United Nations Foundation

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Professional at Paul B. and Mildred Seydel Foundation

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Executive Director, Board Relations at United Nations Foundation

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Founder at Al-Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans

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Former Executive Director at United Nations Population Fund

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Founder at Grameen America, Inc.

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Former Senator at Office of the Senator from Colorado, Timothy E. Wirth

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Judge at International Court of Justice

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Former Prime Minister of Norway

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Professor at MGIMO University - Moscow Institute for International Relations

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Founder at Turner Classic Movies, Inc.
Family Members
Child
Executive Producer & Host, Ecosense for Living at Georgia Public Broadcasting

Child

South Carolina Aquarium is a private company headquartered in Charleston, SC. The firm operates aquarium which engages in the conservation of the natural world by exhibiting and caring for animals.

Ex-Spouse

To improve the overall health and well-being of young people in Georgia to ensure a more powerful future for us all.

Education
Attendee
Started 1956

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Attendee

For the conduct of a college preparatory school for boys.

Memberships
Member
Current

Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Member
Current

To galvanize support for the Millennium Development Goals, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in June 2010 established an Advocacy Group of eminent personalities who have shown outstanding leadership in promoting the implementation of the Goals -- in such fields as education, food security, health, environment, and the empowerment of women. The Group supports the Secretary-General in building political will and mobilizing global action for the benefit of the poor and most vulnerable, aiming for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals by the 2015 target date.

Career History
Founder
Current
Founder
1992 - ?

The Cartoon Network, Inc. offers original, acquired and classic animated entertainment shows. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Founder
2002 - Prior

Ted's Montana Grill, Inc. operates a chain of restaurants. The firm offers starters, burgers and sandwiches, desserts, beverages, drinks, vegetable sides, soups, salads, kids menu and gift cards. The company was founded by Robert Edward Turner, III and George W. McKerrow in 2002 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

Turner Enterprises, Inc. manages the business interests, land holdings and investments. The firm serves the investment industry. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Vice Chairman
2001 - 2003

AOL Time Warner, Inc. is the former name of Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, film and TV entertainment and publishing. Time Warner Inc. uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide through multiple distribution outlets.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
2001 - Prior

Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, film and TV entertainment and publishing, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide through multiple distribution outlets.

Member, Board of Directors
1998 - Current

Better World Fund, Inc. supports charitable causes. It builds and implements public-private partnerships to address problems and works to support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

United Nations Foundation provides advocacy, grant making and partnership services to the United Nations. It builds and implements public-private partnerships to address problems and provide support to the United Nations. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 +
2014

Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. provides nuclear awareness. It designs threat reduction projects that show governments the way and build momentum and support for action. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Washington, WA.

$5,000 +
2013

Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. provides nuclear awareness. It designs threat reduction projects that show governments the way and build momentum and support for action. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Washington, WA.

$5,000 +
2012

Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. provides nuclear awareness. It designs threat reduction projects that show governments the way and build momentum and support for action. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Washington, WA.

Political Donations
$600
2013

Former Senator from Montana

$1,000
2012

Senator from New Mexico

$1,000
2010

Former Senator from Montana

Investments
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. engages in the development, production and distribution of film and television content. Its operations encompass activities that include production and distribution of film content, television programming, interactive entertainment, music, animation and licensing. The firm owns deepest libraries of premium film and television content. The company was founded by Marcus Loew on April 16, 1924 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #896
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #810
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #307
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2007 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2007 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.