As Senior Director of Auto Testing, Jake Fisher oversees the extensive automotive testing program at Consumer Reports, managing a team of dedicated automotive engineers, statisticians, and support staff.
Since 1999, he has been instrumental in all areas of vehicle testing, as well as vehicle reliability analysis. His passion for cars and expert driving can be seen in many Consumer Reports’ online videos, a program that he pioneered.
Jake holds an MBA with a concentration in innovation and entrepreneurship and a B.S. in mechanical engineering, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He previously worked at General Motors as a development engineer, working primarily with Saturn and Cadillac brands. He gained extensive experience at GM’s design headquarters in Detroit, at the company’s Arizona proving grounds, and at various manufacturing plants.