Scott Rocklage A Managing Partner of 5AM Venture
October 12, 2017
Scott Rocklage is one of the most phenomenal names in the biotechnology industry. The name commands respects in both the research and the entrepreneurship aspects of the industry. He is a managing partner at 5AM Ventures.
The prominent researcher holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the renowned University of California. He also holds a doctor of philosophy degree in Chemistry, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For his research, he had the privilege of using the Nobel winning, Dr. Richard. R. Schrocks’s laboratory.
Having such an impressive education background has made it easy for Scott Rocklage to navigate through his career. Today, he is a managing partner at 5AM Venture. 5AM Venture deals with the funding biotechnology startup companies. They are involved in the early formation of the companies.
Thus, the name 5AM Venture is perfect for them. Scott Rocklage joined the company as a venture partner in the year 2013. The following years he was allowed to take part in the management of the company, making him a managing partner.
Prior to joining 5AM Ventures, Scott Rocklage worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals. He was a founding CEOof the company since the year 1994 to the year 2003. From the year 1994 to the year 2001, he served as the president of the company.
Rocklage had joined Cubist Pharmaceutical following the end of his tenure at Nycomed Salutar Inc. Hehad joined the company in the year 1990 and served as the President and CEO of the company since. In the year 1992, he received a promotion and was appointed Chairman of the company. He was with the company until the year 1994.
Over the years he has worked with various other companies including Achaogen, EPIRUS Pharmaceuticals, Cidara Therapeutics, Pulmatrix, Ilypsa, Rennovia Inc., Salutar and Calatlyica Pharmaceuticals. Read more: Scott Rocklage | LinkedIn and Idea Mensch | Scott Rocklage
Also, he has been recognized for making it possible for three drugs to be approved by the FDA. Other than business, Scott Rocklage has made over numerous publications with over 100 being peer-reviewed. He has also invented and co-invented in excess of 30 patents.