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 12th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling January 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...
......... January 25th 2018

Frameworks Workshop: Funding Your Innovation with SBIR Seed Grants &  Business Alliances

Event details
Program Overview This course workshop focuses on the development of seed capital with SBIR and STTR federal funding and business alliances as precursors to or in concert with private equity funding....
......... February 1st 2018

CONNECT 2018 International Demo Day

Event details
Program Join us for our 2018 International Demo Day to hear tech and life science startups from CONNECT affiliates from around the globe pitch their startups. This exclusive demo day luncheon is open...

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 Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.

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
MindFlow Design is an innovative Southern California-based product development company. http://www.mindflowdesign.com/
......... Communications & IT
Qualcomm started as an idea, an agreement a pact for the purpose of creating quality communications. https://www.qualcomm.com
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
A diversified systems and services company in transportation and defense markets worldwide. http://www.cubic.com/
......... Communications & IT
AIS Data Centers is the Southwest’s market leader for business-ready IT infrastructure http://www.americanis.net/
......... Communications & IT
(HME) is a diverse group of companies providing solutions that enhance productivity. http://www.hme.com
......... Software & Digital Media
ESET is a pioneer in the software security industry trusted by businesses and consumers alike. http://www.eset.com/us/
......... Consumer Products
Senomyx discovers novel flavor ingredients that boost taste sensations such as sweet. http://www.senomyx.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
A biopharmaceutical company focused treatments for oncology, autoimmune & inflammatory diseases http://www.ambitbio.com/

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