Rod Fergusson

Studio Head

The Coalition

Rod is the Studio Head & Creative Director of The Coalition (a first party Microsoft studio) where he is once again in charge of development of the Gears of War franchise.

Rod previously oversaw the development of the highly rated BioShock Infinite as Irrational’s EVP of Development.  He joined Irrational after seven years with Epic Games, where he led the development of the billion dollar Gears of War franchise.  Prior to Epic, Rod had a 10-year career with Microsoft, which included seven years as a Producer with Microsoft Game Studios.