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 22nd 2019

Apply For the 2019 Most Innovative New Product Awards

Event details
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...
......... August 9th 2019

Office Hours @ CONNECT with Stradling - August 2019

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...
......... September 5th 2019

Frameworks Workshop: Ten Mistakes in Early Stage Financing, Seed to Series B

Event details
Program Overview In today’s evolving economic environment, there still seems to be endless regulatory and fiscal changes and challenges when acquiring or selling a company. In order to successfully...

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.

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

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
......... Cleantech
Fundamentally better engines http://achatespower.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Nephosity, Inc. builds the anywhere, anytime platform for collaborative multi-specialty care. http://nephosity.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
A diversified systems and services company in transportation and defense markets worldwide. http://www.cubic.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Global provider of defense and security products at the forefront of defense technology and science. http://www.baesystems.com
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Stemedica manufactures adult ischemic-tolerant stem cell products and biological compounds. http://www.stemedica.com/
......... Communications & IT
TrellisWare is delivering the next generation of communications to military and commercial markets. http://www.trellisware.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases. http://www.ardeabio.com
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems. http://www.northropgrumman.com/

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