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
 

......... March 7th 2018

Frameworks Workshop: Enforcement of Patents 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...
......... March 9th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling March 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...
......... March 22nd 2018

FrameWorks Workshop: Roadmap to Commercialization

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Program Overview Can a certain value propositions kill your business? How well do you really know your target end-user market and stakeholders, their buy-in motivations and behavior? Why do investors...

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.

Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio

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
Cymer is the leader in developing light sources used by chipmakers worldwide https://www.cymer.com/
......... Software & Digital Media
The leading voice on the Patient Financial Experience. https://www.avadynehealth.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Quantum Design International has developed testing platforms for materials characterization. http://www.qdusa.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Discovering new technologies & developing new therapies to help maintain cognitive vitality http://www.dartneuroscience.com/
......... Consumer Products
MindFlow Design is an innovative Southern California-based product development company. http://www.mindflowdesign.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Stemedica manufactures adult ischemic-tolerant stem cell products and biological compounds. http://www.stemedica.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Nu-Trek specializes in anti-jam solutions and IR sensors. They are working on anti-jam antennas. http://www.nu-trek.com/
......... Software & Digital Media
ESET is a pioneer in the software security industry trusted by businesses and consumers alike. http://www.eset.com/us/

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