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 31st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: Preparing Your Company for Sale - 2018

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Program Overview Whether you are acquiring a company or looking to merge your company with another, there are significant operational, practical and legal steps you should take to ensure that your...
......... February 21st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: IP Track - Business Aspects of Patents 2019

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW Intellectual property plays a seminal role in the success of many companies. While adequately protecting innovation is a major economic driver, as with any valuable asset, if it is...
......... March 21st 2019

Frameworks Workshop: IP Track - Enforcement of Patents 2019

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW As both a sword and a shield, strong, commercially meaningful patent protection is a cornerstone to the survival of innovator companies. Although not always a preferred approach,...

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
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Peter N. Townshend
Perkins Coie
Executive Chair of Illumina
Jay Flatley
Illumina
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Rick Bregman
Bank of America

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
......... Software & Digital Media
ESET is a pioneer in the software security industry trusted by businesses and consumers alike. http://www.eset.com/us/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical & consumer packaged. http://www.jnj.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Genoptix is leading the oncology community into the future. https://www.genoptix.com
......... Communications & IT
Premier provider of blade-based cloud computing and storage infrastructure for data centers http://www.cirrascale.com/index.aspx
......... Software & Digital Media
Solekai is committed to producing rapidly-developed, high-quality software solutions. http://solekai.com/
......... Consumer Products
ecoATM is the world's first automated eWaste recycling station, they pay cash for old smart phones. http://www.ecoatm.com/
......... Communications & IT
Kyocera creates mobile phones that help people feel comfortable with new technology. http://www.kyoceramobile.com/
......... Communications & IT
Qualcomm started as an idea, an agreement a pact for the purpose of creating quality communications. https://www.qualcomm.com

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