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 23rd 2018

2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards - NOW Accepting Submissions

Event details
The Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Awards is a CONNECT signature event that annually honors the celebrities of innovation along with their groundbreaking new products launched within the past two...
......... August 10th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - 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...
......... 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.

Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc

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
......... Communications & IT
Kyocera creates mobile phones that help people feel comfortable with new technology. http://www.kyoceramobile.com/
......... Communications & IT
Wintriss Engineering designs advanced cameras and vision systems for web inspection applications. http://www.weco.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
Verimatrix was founded to give content standards, Internet security technologies a can do approach. http://www.verimatrix.com/
......... Consumer Products
ecoATM is the world's first automated eWaste recycling station, they pay cash for old smart phones. http://www.ecoatm.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Molecular diagnostics company provides diagnostic, prognostic,& predictive tests for cancer patients http://www.biotheranostics.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Indyme is about instant awareness of urgent actionable events happening in your stores right now. http://www.indyme.com/
......... Communications & IT
Premier provider of blade-based cloud computing and storage infrastructure for data centers http://www.cirrascale.com/index.aspx

Show me more