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 - 2019

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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 8th 2019

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - February 2019

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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...
......... February 12th 2019

Lunch and Learn with Dentons - Reverse Mergers into Public Shells

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Reverse Mergers into Public Shells - An Alternative Method to Access Capital Markets (i.e. Alternative Public Offerings) Overview  This program will educate private issuers about the process of going...

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.

John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney

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
......... Software & Digital Media
MadCap Software is a trusted resource for multichannel authoring and publishing solutions. http://www.madcapsoftware.com/
......... Consumer Products
D&K Engineering is a global leader in end-to-end R&D, product development and manufacturing services http://www.dkengineering.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Genoptix is leading the oncology community into the future. https://www.genoptix.com
......... Communications & IT
Cymer is the leader in developing light sources used by chipmakers worldwide https://www.cymer.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Z Microsystems is a leading manufacturer of rugged deployable computing and visual solutions. http://zmicro.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
eMolecules was founded to reduce drug discovery timelines through improved efficiencies. https://www.emolecules.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Quantum Design International has developed testing platforms for materials characterization. http://www.qdusa.com/
......... Cleantech
FieldLogix is the first Green fleet GPS tracking system, which helps companies lower fuel use. http://www.fieldtechnologies.com/

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