Dr. Scott Rocklage is famous for being a managing partner at 5AMVentures, a highly reputable and successful venture capital firm. He joined the company in 2003 and became a managing partner about a year after due to his immeasurable contribution to the growth of the company.
He has several years of experience in healthcare management. In fact, he has more than thirty years’ experience in healthcare management. Dr. Rocklage was instrumental to the approval of some drug applications in the United States. Some of the drugs include Omniscan, Teslascan and Cubicin. Learn more about Scott Rocklage: http://chemistry.mit.edu/scott-rocklage-phd-2-and-his-wife-patty-are-celebrated-their-major-gift
He gathered his work experience while working for different healthcare organizations like Novira, Relypsa, Catalytica, Salutar, Nycomed Salutar and Cubist Pharmaceutical just to mention a few.
He worked in different positions in each of the organizations. He served as the chairman of about four pharmaceutical companies. He was the president in some of them and he was the Chief Executive Officer of some of them. Read more: Sccot Racklage | Bloomberg and Scott Racklage | Crunchbase
The best part is that he held more than one executive position in some of them at the same time. For example, he was the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of Cubist Pharmaceuticals at the same time. Can you beat that?
He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer at Nycomed Salutar. He was the Chairman of the Board at Relypsa and Novira. Besides being a managing partner at 5AM Ventures, he is still holding key positions in several other organizations. He is the current Chairman of the Board at Rennovia, Kinestral and Cidara.
Dr. Scott Rocklage is also still a member of the board of companies like Epirus and Pulmatrix. What could have led to this outstanding career? May be it is his outstanding academic background. He acquired a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from University of California in Berkeley and also earned a Ph.D in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
One of his outstanding achievements as a student was having the privilege to conduct his research work in Richard Schrock’s laboratory. In case you don’t know Richard Schrock, he is a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. He won the prize in 2005.
Dr. Rocklage has invented over 30 patents in the United States and he has published over one hundred research papers. There is no doubt, his successful career is highly impressive and worthy of honor and recognition.