Darrell Rodriguez

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Darrell Rodriguez

Darrell Rodriguez was LucasArts's president from April 2008 to May 2010.

Early life

Rodriguez was born and raised in the Bay Area of San Francisco. He earned his MBA at the University of California, Berkeley. [1]

Before LucasArts

Rodriguez had held positions in product development and production at EarthLink, Walt Disney Imagineering and the Walt Disney Internet Group before joining Electronic Arts LA in charge of overall operations, product development and strategic growth for the studio. Rodriguez has worked on such diverse titles as SSX On Tour, Medal of Honor: Airborne, The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth II, and Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars.[1]

LucasArts

It was announced on April 2nd, 2008 that Darrell Rodriguez would take the helm at LucasArts in mid-April 2008. [1]

"I couldn't be more excited to join such a dynamic and innovative company as LucasArts. The people are world class and the IP is the best in the business. To be able to work with such cultural icons as Star Wars and Indiana Jones and develop new franchises is like a dream come true." - Darrell Rodriguez [1]

LucasArts exit

News surfaced on May 7, 2010 that Darrell Rodriguez had resigned as president of LucasArts and several members of his executive team had left with him. Lucasfilm's Jerry Bowerman will be holding the reins while the company searches for a full-time replacement. [2]

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 LucasArt news release, 2 April 2008
  2. "LucasArt president, executives out as publisher shake up top brass" at kotaku.com

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