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.

Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina

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
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical & consumer packaged. http://www.jnj.com/
......... Communications & IT
Kyocera creates mobile phones that help people feel comfortable with new technology. http://www.kyoceramobile.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Molecular diagnostics company provides diagnostic, prognostic,& predictive tests for cancer patients http://www.biotheranostics.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Biopharmaceutical company delivering protein therapeutics using an expanded genetic code. http://ambrx.com/
......... Communications & IT
(HME) is a diverse group of companies providing solutions that enhance productivity. http://www.hme.com
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Unlocking the potential of biology for patients through innovative human therapeutics. http://www.amgen.com/
......... Communications & IT
Cymer is the leader in developing light sources used by chipmakers worldwide https://www.cymer.com/
......... Consumer Products
ecoATM is the world's first automated eWaste recycling station, they pay cash for old smart phones. http://www.ecoatm.com/

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