When it comes to healthcare and entrepreneurial leadership skills, one outstanding individual is Dr. Scott M. Rocklage, P.H.D. His personal and professional accomplishments are simply astounding. Dr. Rocklage has been the managing partner at 5AM Venture Management LLC since 2004, where he had joined as a venture partner the prior year. 5AM Venture Management is a highly successful company that invests in the Biotechnology, Health Care, as well as the Health and Wellness sectors of the US economy; this business was founded in 2002 and is active in 97 investments in 50 different companies to this day. Dr. Scott M. Rocklage is a highly driven and successful investor, who believes in taking measured risks to grow his company’s portfolio and revenues.
Dr. Rocklage holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkley, and a prestigious P.H.D. degree in Chemistry from the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, Dr. Rocklage conducted research in the laboratory of the world renowned Chemistry Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Richard R. Schrock (Ph.D. from Harvard.) Dr. Rocklage also brings over three decades of highly valuable experience in the healthcare management sector. Furthermore, his leadership responsibilities have led to FDA approval of at least three US. New Drug Applications as well as successfully entering six different drug candidates into the clinical trial stage. Dr. Rocklage also has a very proud and impressive track record in his career as both Chairman and the CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, as well as President and CEO of Nycomed Salutar and more information click here.
Adding to his prestigious business experiences, we are also impressed to learn that he has served as Board Chairman of Rennovia, Kinestral, Cidara (all NASDAQ traded companies), as well as on the Boards of Pulmatrix and Epirus (also traded on NASDAQ.) Dr. Rocklage has also served as Executive Chairman for several notable companies including Ilypsa, Miikana, and Semprus (all successful businesses that later became acquired). Moreover, it is also worth mentioning that Dr. Rocklage is an inventor or co-inventor of over 30 U.S. patents and over 100 peer – reviewed publications. Clearly, Dr. Rocklage is a very accomplished gentleman and learn more about Scott.