- Disciplines include Product Conception, Planning, Development, and Manufacturing.
- Career spans positions at BFGoodrich, Bridgestone Firestone, and Hankook Tire.
Dennis (IDSA) is a seasoned industrial design professional with product-centric conceptual design and product development experience in the tire industry. He has held Senior Industrial Designer positions at BFGoodrich and Bridgestone Firestone. Dennis was also a Sr. Global Industrial Designer for Hankook Tire.
Dennis has an M.A. in Sustainable Design/Product Planning and is an advocate for green/sustainable design, when appropriate. He presented a green methodology for recycling at Hankook’s Global Design Symposium 2007 in Seoul, S. Korea. For Hankook, he also developed to pre-pilot stage an innovative manufacturing process for improving quality and incorporating recycling.
In addition to design direction at Hankook, he participated in quarterly Product Planning Strategy sessions in the U.S. and Seoul, S. Korea. He is versed in 3D Modeling, Photorealistic Rendering and 3D Printing Technologies and spearheaded their early adoptions at Hankook and Bridgestone Firestone. He has been awarded 15 U.S. patents (most recently for Hankook in 2012) in Tire Design for BFGoodrich, Bridgestone Firestone, and Hankook Tire.
Early in his career, he received the Certificate of Achievement Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) for conceptualizing and developing the BFG Comp T/A HR4 and VR4.
In addition to his expertise in the design discipline, Dennis provides Tire Consultants Group with strong proficiencies in ideation/product planning, development, and manufacturing.