Scott Rocklage became a managing partner at 5 AM Venture in 2004. He has over 30 years of experience in healthcare management and has a scientific background. He has helped get three three new drugs approved with the FDA because of his impressive scientific background. The company has offices in San Francisco, California and Waltham,MA.
5 AM Ventures is a life science based venture capital business. Scott Rocklage spends some days studying life sciences and others working with the portfolio company’s management team, or attending board meetings. He brings new ideas to life by working with scientists, physicians, and business executives. Scott and his team shapes these ideas into new medicines that treat unmet medical conditions.
There has been a big growth in new ways to treat cancer that has lead to extending and saving lives he said. And in the future our company and others continue to make big improvements. Scott Rocklage says he has excellent time management, and scheduling skills that have lead to his success. Previously he worked as CEO for Cubist Pharmaceuticals and was President and CEO of Nycomed Salutar and Amersham Health.
He has had held positions in research and design and many leadership roles. Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from University of California Berkley. He holds a Ph.D in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at MIT he worked in the lab with Nobel Prize winner Richard R. Schrock. He is an inventor and co-inventor of over 30 US patents.
5 AM Ventures develops products for healthcare using cutting edge technology and research in science and medicine. Many companies they work with are trying to find new innovative ways diagnose, prevent and treat illness in new ways and his Linkedin.