Executive Experience

The journey doesn’t end after you start up, it’s only just beginning and with new challenges. To support mid-market companies CONNECT developed programs expressly for executives scaling a business.

Luminary Series

Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences. CONNECT’s Luminary Series presents extraordinary opportunities to delve into complex topics with today’s top achievers.

CONNECT Executive Forum

Fueled by similarities of role, these peer-to-peer, executive groupings allow members to benchmark, problem-solve, and share experiences in an environment of trust and confidentiality. Forums meet regularly and are self-governed within a defined structure.

Executive Development

Professional development programs, led by strategic advisors, designed specifically for the challenges of mid-market growth. These interactive workshops provide focused and detailed instruction around advanced business problems or specialized, industry-specific topics.

Luminary Series

Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences. CONNECT’s Luminary Series presents extraordinary opportunities to delve into complex topics with today’s top achievers.

CONNECT Executive Forum

Fueled by similarities of role, these peer-to-peer, executive groupings allow members to benchmark, problem-solve, and share experiences in an environment of trust and confidentiality. Forums meet regularly and are self-governed within a defined structure.

Executive Development

Professional development programs, led by strategic advisors, designed specifically for the challenges of mid-market growth. These interactive workshops provide focused and detailed instruction around advanced business problems or specialized, industry-specific topics.

WHAT’S HAPPENING FOR EXECS

Find out more about our programs and events for executives
 

......... August 28th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Paul Hastings - August 2018

Event details
PROGRAM OVERVIEW As a service to San Diego startup companies, CONNECT is partnering with select strategic advisor and professional services companies to provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to...
......... August 28th 2018

All Talk: Accelerators & Incubators - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Event details
About the Program Accelerators and incubators are a critical part of the startup landscape; they can provide essential resources such as mentorship, networking, office space, and capital. But which...
......... October 18th 2018

Frameworks Workshop IP Track: Basics of Obtaining Commercially Effective IP 2018

Event details
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Intellectual property rights are often key to the foundation, growth and ultimate survival of a company. For technology and bio-science companies, the ability to raise funding is...

OUR KICK ASS STRATEGIC ADVISOR NETWORK

Built over the course of 30 years, CONNECT has an incredible roster of the preeminent business, legal, communications, and design experts. For the tools and services CONNECT can’t provide directly, our strategic advisor network can help you with just about any challenge you encounter.

Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Andrew Ewald
CBRE

Innovation Company Members

With the support of these technology and life science member companies, CONNECT is growing the San Diego innovation economy.

Members Innovating
in San Diego
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Stemedica manufactures adult ischemic-tolerant stem cell products and biological compounds. http://www.stemedica.com/
......... Sport & Active Life Style Technologies
GD is an aerospace defense company that offers products and services in aviation & combat vehicles. http://www.generaldynamics.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Nephosity, Inc. builds the anywhere, anytime platform for collaborative multi-specialty care. http://nephosity.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Organovo designs and creates multi-cellular, dynamic and functional human tissues. http://www.organovo.com/
......... Communications & IT
(HME) is a diverse group of companies providing solutions that enhance productivity. http://www.hme.com
......... Cleantech
Soitec is the world leader in revolutionary materials for electronic and energy industries. http://www.soitec.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
SD&E is the utility that provides natural gas and electricity to San Diego County and Southern OC. http://www.sdge.com/
......... Communications & IT
Wintriss Engineering designs advanced cameras and vision systems for web inspection applications. http://www.weco.com/

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