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
 

......... September 5th 2019

Frameworks Workshop: Ten Mistakes in Early Stage Financing, Seed to Series B

Event details
Program Overview In today’s evolving economic environment, there still seems to be endless regulatory and fiscal changes and challenges when acquiring or selling a company. In order to successfully...
......... September 13th 2019

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - Sept 2019

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...

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.

Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

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
Price-performance leader for tactical military communications equipment, recognized globally http://www.dtwc.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Stemedica manufactures adult ischemic-tolerant stem cell products and biological compounds. http://www.stemedica.com/
......... Software & Digital Media
ESET is a pioneer in the software security industry trusted by businesses and consumers alike. http://www.eset.com/us/
......... 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
Quantum Design International has developed testing platforms for materials characterization. http://www.qdusa.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to develop and commercialize new medicines. http://www.vrtx.com/
......... Consumer Products
Vektrex designs thermal control chambers, light measurement systems, LM 80 systems and software. http://www.vektrex.com/

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