Co-Founder & CEO of Blockade GamesMarguerite deCourcelle (better known as coin_artist) is a technologist, game designer, and blockchain enthusiast. She is the CEO of Blockade Games, a game technology studio that specializes in integrating blockchain technology and alternate reality components into puzzles and games.
deCourcelle's background is in art. She was an art director at the Lyonshead Art Gallery. She then became a regional manager for Estée Lauder.
She then integrated her background into the blockchain space by becoming the Director of the Dark Wallet Puzzle, which involved creating a viral marketing campaign for cryptocurrency as an asset in educational puzzles and gameplay.
In 2017, deCourcelle served as a marketing lead for Decred, a cryptocurrency that was aimed to serve as an alternative to Bitcoin. They created consensus voting model aimed to empower stakeholders and allow for the seamless transition from one set of rules to another.