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
 

......... October 10th 2019

Frameworks Workshop IP Track: Basics of Obtaining Commercially Effective IP 2019

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...
......... October 11th 2019

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - Oct 2019

Event details
PROGRAM OVERVIEW As a service to San Diego startup companies, Connect w/ SDVG is partnering with select strategic advisor and professional services companies to provide entrepreneurs with an...

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.

Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
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
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Organovo designs and creates multi-cellular, dynamic and functional human tissues. http://www.organovo.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Ligand, a pharmaceutical company, is assembling a large and diverse portfolio of current assets. http://www.ligand.com/
......... Consumer Products
MindFlow Design is an innovative Southern California-based product development company. http://www.mindflowdesign.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
Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patient's needs engaged in managing health products. http://www.sanofi.us/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases. http://www.ardeabio.com
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Halozyme Therapeutics is focused on developing oncology technologies that target the tumor. http://www.halozyme.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Z Microsystems is a leading manufacturer of rugged deployable computing and visual solutions. http://zmicro.com/

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