Scott Rocklage – Prominent Name In the Healthcare Management And Biotechnology Space
Scott Rocklage, based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is one of the most respected and notable figures in the healthcare management and life sciences space. Scott joined 5AM Ventures in the year 2003 just as a Venture Partner, but soon due to his exuberance and excellent performance as well as noting his leadership skills, he was given the position of Managing Partner a year after. Scott Rocklage helped 5AM Ventures secure the FDA approval for three new drug applications, namely Omniscan, Cubicin, and Teslascan.
Other than serving as managing partner at 5AM Ventures, he has in the past served as the CEO and Chairman at Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Nycomed Salutar. At Salutar and Catalytica, Scott Rocklage has held various research and development positions over the years. He has also held the position of board chairman at giant pharmaceutical companies such as Novira and Relypsa.
He currently is the board of president of many pharmaceutical companies, including Cidara, Kinestral, Rennovia Pulmatrix and Epirus. In the past, he held the position of executive director of Ilypsa, Semprus, and Miikan. Many of these pharmaceutical companies have merged with others businesses or are taken over by other giants. Scott Rocklage single-handedly helped in the growth and development of many of these companies, and thanks to the combination of scientific knowledge and acute business acumen, Scott ensured that the companies does not only contribute to the healthcare sector but also generates revenue.
Scott Rocklage is a highly qualified individual, and has done Bachelor in Science in Chemistry from the University of California and completed his Ph.D. in the same field from the world famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at MIT, he conducted his experiments and research in the laboratory of the Noble Award Winner Richard R. Schrock. Over the years, Scott Rocklage has written many highly credible scientific articles and has over 100 publications that are peer reviewed under his name.
As an inventor as well as co-inventor, Scott Rocklage has 30 patents to his name. As the managing partner at 5AM Ventures, he aims to contribute to healthcare management sector by advancing the research in the biotechnology and collaborating technology with biosciences to achieve great results.