Ellis Jones, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the ITEC 2022 Conference taking place on September 13-15, 2022, at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio. All ITEC attendees are invited to attend this keynote presentation. 

SEPT. 13, 2022 | 2:45pm - 3:30pm | MAIN THEATRE


Ellis will discuss where the company is on its sustainability path, how they got there and how the company is looking ahead to the future. Don’t miss this talk to gain a better sense of how the tire industry is tackling sustainability for one manufacturer’s perspective.




Ellis has been with Goodyear for 32 years. He leads Sustainability, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Business Continuity. Previously, Ellis was Manufacturing Director, Race Tire Manufacturing in Akron, Ohio, leading the lean cultural transformation in Race Tire Manufacturing. Throughout his career, Ellis has led organizational transformations in Regional Manufacturing & Supply Chain Finance, Global Marketing Finance, Plant Accounting, and Commercial Tire Finance.   

Ellis was recently elected as an independent director of TimkenSteel. In addition, Ellis has been a board member for several non-profit organizations and is currently on the board of directors for First Tee Greater Akron.  

Ellis joined Goodyear in 1989 after graduating from Hampton University with a degree in Accounting. In 2015, Ellis received his master’s degree in Business Operational Excellence from the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.

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