Jennifer Morrison oversees vehicle safety and compliance for Mazda North American Operations. She is responsible for compliance with federal safety regulations, crash testing and consumer rating programs, and the development of advanced driver assistance technologies for all US vehicles.

Jennifer started her career in transportation safety in the Office of Defect Investigations at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). She then spent 15 years as a Vehicle Factors Investigator and Investigator-in-Charge at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) where she investigated over 70 major crashes involving trucks, buses, cars, and trains. The experience turned her into a dedicated safety advocate, focusing on collision avoidance, vehicle crashworthiness, and data-driven improvements to transportation safety.

Jennifer has degrees in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and Applied Automotive Technology from Montgomery College. She has held various leadership positions within Washington, DC based automotive industry groups, including the Alliance for Automotive Innovation and the SAE Washington DC Section, where she mentors and connects automotive engineers.

Jennifer Morrison

Board Member | Mobility Safety

Mazda North America