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
 

......... May 2nd 2017

Small Talk: Developing International Relationships into Business Advantages

Event details
The world is becoming ever more closely connected and smart companies are building international relationships to take their business further, faster. Mexico and San Diego have built a strong,...
......... May 2nd 2017

May 2017 CONNECT Entrepreneur Happy Hour

Event details
Join us at CONNECT DT @ DeskHub on the first Tuesday of every month for our Entrepreneur Happy Hour! Beer, wine, and light fare will be provided. This is a great way to get introduced to the San ...
......... May 3rd 2017

Frameworks Workshop Capital Track: Post-Investment, Boardroom, & Early Exits

Event details
Program Overview This workshop will present a strategy for post-investment activities, building an effective board and how to capture the best return with early exits.  What You Will Learn What...

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.

Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson

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
......... Consumer Products
Senomyx discovers novel flavor ingredients that boost taste sensations such as sweet. http://www.senomyx.com/
......... Consumer Products
Elanco is a global animal health company, they strive to develop products that are safe for animals. https://www.elanco.com
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical & consumer packaged. http://www.jnj.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Unlocking the potential of biology for patients through innovative human therapeutics. http://www.amgen.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Indyme is about instant awareness of urgent actionable events happening in your stores right now. http://www.indyme.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Ligand, a pharmaceutical company, is assembling a large and diverse portfolio of current assets. http://www.ligand.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Global provider of defense and security products at the forefront of defense technology and science. http://www.baesystems.com
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Targeson develops, manufactures, and markets microsphere based products. http://targeson.com/

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