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Dean Testa

KM Office Leader
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Picture of Dean TestaDean Testa is founder of the Knowledge Management Office (KMO) within The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.  His diverse background led to his selection as manager of KMO for their global technology organization.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Akron. 

Dean joined Goodyear in 1990 and has since gained valuable experience in a variety of roles ranging from solutions provider to process manager.  He spent nine years designing and installing tire manufacturing equipment across North America before a career shift led to implementing design systems, establishing business processes and driving global engineering standards.  His efforts then moved to managing the technology and knowledge exchange - as well as coordinating the leadership team - for Goodyear's strategic alliance with a Japanese tire company.

Dean resides in Akron, Ohio where he continues his lifelong passion of playing baseball and still practices auto mechanics on classic cars.

 

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