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
 

......... October 18th 2018

Frameworks Workshop IP Track: Basics of Obtaining Commercially Effective IP 2018

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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...
......... November 9th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - November 2018

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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...
......... November 13th 2018

All Talk: CONNECT ALL Diversity in Technology Panel

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About the Program The innovation economy is creating more jobs and capital than any other sector in the world. Unfortunately a majority of those jobs and capital are not always inclusive of our ...

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.

Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC

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
......... Consumer Products
Verimatrix was founded to give content standards, Internet security technologies a can do approach. http://www.verimatrix.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Quantum Design International has developed testing platforms for materials characterization. http://www.qdusa.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
NuVasive®is an innovative medical device company focused on developing disruptive procedures. http://www.nuvasive.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
The global team at ResMed is united in the commitment to change millions of lives with every breath. http://www.resmed.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
GA is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems including wireless tech. http://www.ga.com/
......... Software & Digital Media
Solekai is committed to producing rapidly-developed, high-quality software solutions. http://solekai.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Molecular diagnostics company provides diagnostic, prognostic,& predictive tests for cancer patients http://www.biotheranostics.com/
......... mHealth
Scripps Health is a nonprofit health care system based in San Diego, California with 4 hospitals. https://www.scripps.org/

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