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
 

......... January 31st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: Preparing Your Company for Sale - 2018

Event details
Program Overview Whether you are acquiring a company or looking to merge your company with another, there are significant operational, practical and legal steps you should take to ensure that your...
......... February 21st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: IP Track - Business Aspects of Patents 2019

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW Intellectual property plays a seminal role in the success of many companies. While adequately protecting innovation is a major economic driver, as with any valuable asset, if it is...
......... March 21st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: IP Track - Enforcement of Patents 2019

Event details
PROGRAM OVERVIEW As both a sword and a shield, strong, commercially meaningful patent protection is a cornerstone to the survival of innovator companies. Although not always a preferred approach,...

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

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
Sharp Healthcare is a non-profit integrated regional health care delivery system in San Diego. http://www.sharp.com
......... Software & Digital Media
Entropic is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. http://www.entropic-communications.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/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Ligand, a pharmaceutical company, is assembling a large and diverse portfolio of current assets. http://www.ligand.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Halozyme Therapeutics is focused on developing oncology technologies that target the tumor. http://www.halozyme.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
......... Consumer Products
MindFlow Design is an innovative Southern California-based product development company. http://www.mindflowdesign.com/
......... Communications & IT
Wintriss Engineering designs advanced cameras and vision systems for web inspection applications. http://www.weco.com/

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