Norbert Majerus

Master Black Belt, Lean & Six Sigma

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

In 2005 Norbert Majerus stared to implement successfully different lean thinking principles in the innovation process at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. For nearly a decade, he has been the Goodyear’s lean champion in research and development and has stablished the training and certification program to ensure the culture embraces the lean implementation at the different innovation centers. Norbert was born and raised in Luxembourg. He has a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the Universitaet des Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany, and has worked in most of the disciplines at the Goodyear innovation centers in Luxembourg and Akron. He is author of the book “Lean-driven Innovation” who has recently won the Shingo award. He has been invited as a speaker at many conferences globally.