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
 

......... April 26th 2019

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - April 2019

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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...
......... May 16th 2019

Frameworks Workshop: Winter is Coming - The CA Consumer Privacy Act

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Program Overview The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is a sweeping new privacy law that will go into effect January 1, 2020 and will grant California residents broad new rights...
......... July 22nd 2019

Apply For the 2019 Most Innovative New Product Awards

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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.

Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Jennifer Borba von Stauffenberg
Olive PR Solutions, Inc
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney

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
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Targeson develops, manufactures, and markets microsphere based products. http://targeson.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to develop and commercialize new medicines. http://www.vrtx.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Halozyme Therapeutics is focused on developing oncology technologies that target the tumor. http://www.halozyme.com/
......... Sport & Active Life Style Technologies
GD is an aerospace defense company that offers products and services in aviation & combat vehicles. http://www.generaldynamics.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
NuVasive®is an innovative medical device company focused on developing disruptive procedures. http://www.nuvasive.com/
......... Communications & IT
Price-performance leader for tactical military communications equipment, recognized globally http://www.dtwc.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases. http://www.ardeabio.com
......... Consumer Products
Senomyx discovers novel flavor ingredients that boost taste sensations such as sweet. http://www.senomyx.com/

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