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
 

......... July 25th 2017

Frameworks Workshop SBIR/STTR Track: Beyond the Basics - Phase II SBIR/STTR Grants

Event details
Program Overview Winning a Phase II SBIR/STTR grant is the leading objective of your Phase I award. Completing the technical work to prove a concept and writing your reports, while vital, are only...
......... July 31st 2017

2017 Most Innovative New Product Awards - Submissions Now Open!

Event details
    CONNECT's Most Innovative New Product Awards is turning 30 in 2017. Get ready for the best one yet! The Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Awards is a CONNECT signature event that annually honors ...
......... August 1st 2017

CONNECT Small Talk: Women in Innovation

Event details
Program Overview Women make up more than 50 percent of the U.S. population and 59 percent of the U.S labor force. So why is it that only 30 percent of women actively work in the technology industry?...

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.

Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
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
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Organovo designs and creates multi-cellular, dynamic and functional human tissues. http://www.organovo.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
Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patient's needs engaged in managing health products. http://www.sanofi.us/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Lilly unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. http://www.lilly.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Stemedica manufactures adult ischemic-tolerant stem cell products and biological compounds. http://www.stemedica.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems. http://www.northropgrumman.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Ligand, a pharmaceutical company, is assembling a large and diverse portfolio of current assets. http://www.ligand.com/

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