The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Vice President, Product Development and Chemical, Americas

Jon Bellissimo is general director of the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, Ohio. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating technology, manufacturing, marketing and sales teams to deliver new products and services driven by the needs of the global marketplace.

Previously, he served as regional technology director for Goodyear’s North America consumer tire business until 2010. Mr. Bellissimo joined Goodyear’s Research and Development division in 1977 as a materials development engineer and has held a series of successively responsible technical leadership positions including technology director for Goodyear Commercial Tire Systems and global technology director for the former Goodyear Engineered Products division.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Grove City College. Mr. Bellissimo has served on the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association’s board of directors since 2013.

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