Michael Franklin

Program Manager, Client Services

Michael works out of the InnoCentive London office as a Program Manager – guiding a wide
range of clients through the InnoCentive crowdsourcing process. You find him blogging on recent Challenges, highlighting some of our great Solvers, and generally keeping up to date with the happenings within the open innovation space. Outside of the office, he’ll either be on a hockey pitch somewhere in the South of England, or in the library studying for his Masters degree.


Catherine Covington

Program Manager, Client Services

Catherine is an InnoCentive Program Manager and works in their Waltham, Massachusetts office. Her blog posts focus on InnoCentive Seekers and the challenges they are looking to solve, the Solvers working on some of today’s problem, and current news within the innovation community. In her spare time, she likes painting and drawing, kayaking on the Charles, and rock climbing.


Mikey Hanson

Program Manager, Client Services

Mikey manages several of InnoCentive’s Challenges, including the CPN Challenge, which will award $20 million of prizes and grants for paralysis research over the course of 10 years. He is a DJ and music producer and enjoys running, and has completed 3 marathons to date.


Rebecca Buchanan

Program Manager, Clients Services

Rebecca is a Program Manager from the InnoCentive London office.  You’ll find her blogging about exciting events from InnoCentive Custom Challenges such as RoCKIn, an EU funded robotics-project & information evenings for the CPN Challenge to reviewing InnoCentive webinars. In the evenings or weekends, she can either be found practicing yoga; organising fundraising events for her favorite dog & cat re-homing charity or brushing up on her marketing skills.