Jon Bellissimo

Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Technology

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Jon Bellissimo is Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Technology for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In this role, Bellissimo provides executive leadership for Goodyear’s Global Engineering; Quality; Procurement; Manufacturing and Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability; Sales & Operations Planning; and Project Management functions.

Bellissimo has four decades of experience in the design, development and manufacturing of Goodyear products for consumer, commercial and off-highway applications. Since joining Goodyear in 1978, Bellissimo has served in a variety of roles at both the regional and global level. Prior to his current role, Bellissimo was Vice President, Product Development for the Americas and head of Goodyear’s chemical business. Prior to that, Bellissimo was the director of Goodyear’s Innovation Center in Akron. He has also played an integral role in manufacturing plant startups around the world.

Under Bellissimo’s leadership, Goodyear North America developed, industrialized and manufactured some of the most successful tires in its history, including the Assurance WeatherReady.