Toni Sikes is the founder and CEO of CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy. CODAworx provides its community of design professionals, artists, and industry companies with a platform to showcase their projects, connect and collaborate with other creative professionals, and earn recognition for these collaborations. It serves a worldwide community and facilitates transactions with a variety of tools and services. CODAworx produces CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place, a groundbreaking event that brought together artists and creative teams with commissioners and technology firms to focus on the paradigm shift of artists who are using technology to create placemaking commissions. Under Sikes’ leadership, the annual CODAsummit is leading the way in convening leading artists and and their collaborators to develop critical thinking about the role of technology in creating placemaking art.