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
 

......... February 18th 2016

Creating a Great Culture at Work

Event details
Program Description When it comes to attracting top talent and winning the hearts of your team, few things are as powerful as office culture. Great culture allows you to be authentic, have fun,...
......... March 8th 2016

FrameWorks Workshop: Attributes of a Fundable Start-Up

Event details
Topic: Attributes of a Fundable Start-Up Full program description coming soon.  Registration opens January 1, 2016. Presenter Peter Townshend is a partner with the firm's Emerging Companies &...
......... March 18th 2016

CONNECT Member Breakfast

Event details
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Come meet CONNECT Chief Executive Officer, Greg McKee, and other leaders of the San Diego innovation ecosystem at an informal breakfast hosted by CONNECT. The morning includes a...

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.

Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Jeremy Duimstra
MJD Interactive Agency
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Chad Beville
Compete Consulting Group
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
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
Vektrex designs thermal control chambers, light measurement systems, LM 80 systems and software. http://www.vektrex.com/
......... Consumer Products
MindFlow Design is an innovative Southern California-based product development company. http://www.mindflowdesign.com/
......... Communications & IT
(HME) is a diverse group of companies providing solutions that enhance productivity. http://www.hme.com
......... Communications & IT
The nation’s third largest cable and broadband company with about 6 million total customers http://www.cox.com/business/home.cox
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Biopharmaceutical company delivering protein therapeutics using an expanded genetic code. http://ambrx.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
NuVasive®is an innovative medical device company focused on developing disruptive procedures. http://www.nuvasive.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Seacoast Science is a tech company focused on the expanding chemical sensor and chemical detection. http://www.seacoastscience.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Regulus is focused on the discovery and development of microRNA therapeutics. http://www.regulusrx.com/

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