We Do Innovation Better

Bigger Impact. Faster Delivery. Collaboration at Scale.

We accelerate ideas from concept to implementation by igniting the collaborative power of the crowd. This is made possible by targeting and activating the right passionate solvers, producing better solutions for your challenge. Said simply, we crowdsource innovation.

Crowdsource Innovation - The practice of cultivating transformative products and services by tapping into the knowledge and resources of the public, rather than relying on traditional sources of innovation.

What We Do

Sensis is an integrated marketing firm specializing in audience activation and behavior change. SensisChallenges, a practice within the agency, incorporates these capabilities to execute epic challenges and apply best-in-class innovation management. Learn about our crowd innovation process.

Who We Are

After designing and launching the multi-million dollar SunShot Solar Catalyst Challenge for the Department of Energy, Mike Contreras founded SensisChallenges. Contreras leads a team of design-thinking strategists, creatives, developers, and Challenge managers that enable organizations to tap into the power of the crowd. Meet the team.

Our Work

We've successfully designed, launched, and managed groundbreaking innovation challenges for a variety of clients, including federal agencies and prominent nonprofits. We are honored to have worked with the Department of Defense, Health and Human Services, Project Paradigm, Centers for Disease Control, the Environmental Protection Agency, and KaBOOM! Learn about our past challenges.

How We Think

We actively contribute to the thought leadership on crowdsourcing and technological innovation. We cover industry trends and highlight important news to keep both our team and and our followers up-to-date. Check out our blog.