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 10th 2018

All Talk - WaterTech: The Next Horizon

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About the Program The water industry has historically been risk-averse to implementing new technologies and altering existing processes. In order to address the challenges facing the water industry...
......... July 13th 2018

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - July 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...
......... July 23rd 2018

2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards - NOW Accepting Submissions

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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...

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.

Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
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
......... Communications & IT
Wintriss Engineering designs advanced cameras and vision systems for web inspection applications. http://www.weco.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
SD&E is the utility that provides natural gas and electricity to San Diego County and Southern OC. http://www.sdge.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems. http://www.northropgrumman.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/
......... Communications & IT
The nation’s third largest cable and broadband company with about 6 million total customers http://www.cox.com/business/home.cox
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Targeson develops, manufactures, and markets microsphere based products. http://targeson.com/
......... Communications & IT
Helping people connect through fast, secure, and mobile connectivity http://www.att.com
......... Communications & IT
Designs and markets advanced digital satellite telecommunications and wireless signal processing. https://www.viasat.com

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