As a current Managing Partner of 5AM Ventures, Dr. Scott Rocklage has combined scientific knowledge with entrepreneurial skills to create outstanding business ventures in the field of medicine and healthcare.
Rocklage joined 5AM ventures in 2003 as a Venture Partner and would move to Managing Partner only one year later in 2004. His involvement with 5AM Ventures and three decades of experience have led Dr. Rocklage to become a prominent figure in healthcare management.
Scott Rocklage started out at the University of California at Berkeley and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He would go on to continue his formal education y studying and performing research at Richard R. Schrock’s laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Rocklage earned his PhD in Chemistry from MIT and then proceeded to enter the business world and become an entrepreneur with a background in science.
Before his work at 5AM Ventures, Dr. Rocklage was involved with many other pharmaceutical companies. He served on the Board at Novira and Relypsa as Chairman. Rocklage also was an integral part in the FDA approval of three new prescription medications after helping to find prospective candidates and conduct thorough clinical trials.
Dr. Scott Rocklage is currently based in his offices located in Boston, MA. Rocklage states that a typical business day of his is anything but typical, due to his involvement in numerous projects.
He regularly attends Board meetings to discuss the direction of a business strategy, in addition to working with the management team of different portfolio corporations. Scott Rocklage also spends his time staying up-to-date on new and innovative studies in the life science field. Read more: Scott Racklage | Crunchbase and Scott Rocklage | LinkedIn
The true scope of Dr. Rocklage’s hard work and leadership skills throughout his life can be seen in his documented accomplishments. Rocklage has been involved in over 30 patents in the United States with which he was an inventor or co-inventor.
In his scientific studies, Scott Rocklage has also released over 100 publications that are peer-reviewed and contribute towards the advancement of education. His focus on personal relationships as a priority has helped to build successful businesses from the ground up.