Dr. Scottt Rocklage is an accomplished businessman with a background in the biomedical industry. Dr. Scott co-founded 5 AM ventures, and he has played a significant role in the growth and development of the company. Dr. Scott Rocklage has a wealth of experience in the medical industry having worked as a researcher and in health management for more than three decades.
Dr. Scott Rocklage education background
A solid educational background backs Dr. Scott’s experience as a leader and entrepreneur. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of California where he excelled with flying colors. Dr. Scott then enrolled for a Ph.D. degree in the same field at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Dr. Scott was privileged to study his Ph.D. degree under the guidance of Richard Schrock, the 2005 chemistry Nobel prize winner. Richard Schrock was extremely proficient in the field and was instrumental in mentoring Dr. Scott who was beginning his journey as a researcher and entrepreneur.
Dr. Scott’s leadership skills
Besides excelling in books, Dr. Scott has proved to be one of the greatest strategic leaders. These skills have enabled Dr. Scott to get FDA approval for his three new drugs in the U.S. These drugs include Teslascan, Cubicin, and Omniscan.
Dr. Scott’s career journey
After his graduation, Dr. Scott immediately launched his career in the biomedical industry. He has worked with various notable organizations that include Nycomed Salutar, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Relypsa, Salutar and Catalytica, and Novira.
Dr. Scott has served in top leadership positions in these companies. At Cubist pharmaceuticals, Dr. Scott served as the CEO and chairman while at Nycomed, he served as the CEO and the President. He was in charge of prominent research dockets in Salutar and Catalytica. He served as the chairman of the board at Relypsa and Novira.
Dr. Scott Rocklage and 5 AM ventures
Dr. Scott joined 5 AM Ventures in 2003. He initially joined as a venture partner but later became a managing partner a year later. 5 AM is a venture capital enterprise that focuses on life science.
The main aim of 5 AM Ventures is to provide capital to startups in the biomedical industry. Dr. Scott also utilizes his skills and experience to mentor upcoming entrepreneurs on how to successfully run their businesses.
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