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Company Overview of InnoCentive, Inc.

Company Overview

InnoCentive, Inc. operates an online platform for crowdsourcing the innovation problems to people who provide ideas and solutions to business, social, policy, scientific, and technical challenges. It offers InnoCentive@Work, a cloud-based enterprise innovation management platform for building collaborative internal innovation communities to harness the collective intelligence of employees and partners. The company also provides challenge programs and innovation competitions for solving problems, building and developing innovation community, and sourcing new ideas. InnoCentive, Inc. has strategic alliances with AARP Foundation, Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, NASA, The Economist, The Rockefel...

245 Winter Street

2nd Floor

Waltham, MA 02451

United States

Founded in 2001



Key Executives for InnoCentive, Inc.

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Directors
Vice President of Finance
Senior Vice President of Clients and Partners
Vice President of Government Practice
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

InnoCentive, Inc. Key Developments

InnoCentive and Strategos Form Strategic Alliance

InnoCentive Inc. and Strategos announced a strategic alliance that will provide clients with a strategic and systemic crowd sourced innovation solution designed to develop breakthrough strategies, drive top line growth and embed innovation capability within the enterprise. By integrating InnoCentive's prize-based innovation solutions with Strategos' rigorous and proven strategic innovation methodologies, clients will be able to leverage large communities of people (crowdsourcing) to bring new expertise and diverse perspectives to bear on critical strategic questions and growth challenges. Within many commercial enterprises, the current innovation capabilities, pipelines, and portfolios are insufficient to drive growth and sustain category leadership. Crowd sourced innovation aims to alleviate these pressures -- as an augmentation and accelerant to existing internal innovation efforts -- by enabling companies to harness diverse and global communities of knowledge and talent for the purpose of increasing problem solving capacity, improving business performance, and fundamentally changing the economics of innovation.

InnoCentive, Inc. Presents at 10th Annual East Coast Technology Growth Conference, Oct-15-2013

InnoCentive, Inc. Presents at 10th Annual East Coast Technology Growth Conference, Oct-15-2013 . Venue: Westin Copley Square, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

InnoCentive, Inc. and Lumina Foundation for Education Launch Open Innovation Partnership to Increase Postsecondary Degree Attainment in America

InnoCentive, Inc. announced collaboration with Lumina Foundation for Education designed to uncover new ways to catalyze systemic changes in higher education. Working together, the two organizations hope to explore novel approaches so millions of Americans can access and earn high quality college degrees, certificates and credentials. As part of this collaborative alliance, InnoCentive and Lumina have launched a dedicated Pavilion located on which serves as the premier online destination for open innovation Challenges focused on solving some of the most pressing problems affecting postsecondary attainment in America. By crowdsourcing these education problems to a global community of more than 285,000 diverse problem solvers, Lumina Foundation seeks to leverage innovative new methods and harness the world's creative talent to achieve its goal of increasing postsecondary degree attainment in America. Many factors are contributing to the need to increase attainment, including the increasing complexity of society, the growing role that information and information technology play in people's lives, and the fact that people from different countries and cultures live and work together more than ever. The U.S.--like the rest of the world--is becoming a knowledge society, not just a knowledge economy.

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