Innovation Night

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse

Honoring Dr. Peter C. Farrell, Founder & Chairman of the Board, ResMed, Inc.

Dr. Peter Farrell photo

As a leader in innovation on stage, La Jolla Playhouse couldn’t be a better place to host this extraordinary annual event, bringing our flourishing community of innovators together for an evening that benefits the Playhouse, while honoring and celebrating the collaborative and creative spirit that makes San Diego a world leader in innovation.

Attending Innovation Night at La Jolla Playhouse is your opportunity to be in the room (and theatre) with hundreds of leading executives, investors, and research scientists.  By participating, you will strengthen partnerships and relationships with San Diego’s leading innovators in life sciences, biotech, medical device, high-tech, clean-tech, defense, and telecommunication industries.

All tickets and sponsorships help support La Jolla Playhouse, a Tony Award-winning, not-for-profit regional theatre. Proceeds help us enhance our “R&D” efforts and serve the community with our signature play development programs, annual POP Tour for Young Audiences, Without Walls (WOW) Festival of immersive and site-based theatre, as well as ongoing artist commissions and residencies.

Important details:

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at La Jolla Playhouse
  • 5:00 pm – Elegant reception for 500 C-level executives and guests in a casual, free-flowing cocktail party with delicious cuisine and open bar. Plus, our signature Innovation Gallery with interactive exhibits from San Diego’s most innovative companies, presented by ResMed logo
  • 7:00 pm – All guests are invited to the dedicated performance of the new musical, Kiss My Aztec! by John Leguizamo, Tony Taccone and Benjamin Velez and directed by Tony Taccone.

Sponsorships with ample benefits and season-long recognition begin at $7,500.  Priority for VIP seating will be given to sponsors.  Individual tickets will go on sale in August and will be $250.00 per person ($150.00 of each ticket is fully tax-deductible.)

This event will sell-out, and you must have your tickets secured by September 4 to attend.

For more information please contact Adeline Duke, Corporate Relations Manager, [email protected] or (858) 228-3081.


Gallery Sponsor

ResMed logo

Lead Sponsors

BioMed Realty Cooley UC San Diego Health

Host Sponsors

Bank of America Private Bank The Lodge Torrey Pines Qualcomm Scripps Research

Co-Host Sponsors

Callan Capital Dowling & Yahnke Illumina KindredBio
KPMG Marsh & McLennan San Diego Gas & Electric Silicon Valley Bank

*Listing as of July 8, 2019


Honorary Chair:
Dr. Peter C. Farrell, Founder & Chairman of the Board at ResMed

Founder & Co-Chair:
Dr. Ivor Royston, Viracta Therapeutics, Inc.

Denise Bevers, President & COO, KindredBio
Randall L. Clark, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Human Resources Officer, Sempra Energy
Edward Dennis, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Biochemisty and Pharmacology, UC San Diego
Michael “Mick” Farrell, CEO, ResMed
Kevin D. Hilderman, SVP and Private Client Advisor, Bank of America Private Bank
Donald J. Rosenberg, EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Qualcomm, Inc.
Timothy Scott, Co-Founder & CEO, TEGA Therapeutics
Susan Tousi, SVP, Product Development, lllumina, Inc.
Mary Lindenstein Walshok, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of Extension, UC San Diego

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