Dr. Scott Rocklage is a managing partner at 5AM Ventures, a firm specializing in developing life science. Scott is a graduate of the University of California, Berkley with a degree in chemistry. Rocklage also holds a doctor of philosophy degree in chemistry from the Institute of Technology Massachusetts. He undertook his Ph.D. studies under Professor Richard Schrock who won a chemistry Nobel Prize in 2005. Rocklage has invented or participated in the invention of over 30 patents in the United States. Dr. Rocklage has also been involved in peer review estimated to be over 100 publications. Currently, he is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Scott Rocklage has over 30 years of experience in healthcare management. Over time in his career, he managed to get three new drug approvals from Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Scott has also held several senior positions in several high profile companies.
Advice to Companies
Scott is a believer in risk-taking through entrepreneurship. To this end, he believes that enterprises should not move too far from their area of expertise especially with changing market times. Scott believes that hiring the right people holds the key to success for any organization. A single mistake in hiring could be detrimental to your company.
About 5AM Ventures
5AM is a venture capital enterprise that aims to develop companies that can give high returns to investors. 5AM aims to achieve this through offering support to healthcare firms that seek to solve health issues through the advancement of technology. They are focused on diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Scott Rocklage has been a member of 5AM Ventures since 2003 when he joined as a partner. In 2004, he upgraded to become a managing partner. He is involved in studying possible new areas of life-science, involvement with the portfolio team in company management and also preparation and sitting in company board meetings. Dr. Rocklage works with entrepreneurs, business executives, and scientists in the quest to find solutions for unmet medical needs.
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