Throughout the business world people tend to throw out many titles as terms of endearment. One in particular is the title of a visionary. While many would like that title, few will live up to it. A man who has lived up to the title of visionary is Scott M. Rocklage. Mr. Rocklage has a vast experience in the healthcare world with over three decades of management experience. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Nycomed Salutar as well as Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
Scott has never been afraid to be more hands on while also holding positions in the Research and Development department of companies like Catalytica. In 2003 Scott M. Rocklage joined 5AM Ventures as a Venture Partner and one year later became a Managing Partner.
Dr. Rocklage obtained his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of California and went on to acquire his Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT. Dr. Rocklage is listed as an inventor and co-inventor of over 30 United State Patents and numerous publications. Read more: Scott Rocklage | LinkedIn
His focus with 5AM Ventures is the formation of businesses. Scott still is centered on his love and what he knows best, science. He works with many entrepreneurs, scientist, physicians and executives. The hope is to turn ideas into potential medicines. Dr. Rocklage still has a keen focus on working with people.
This appears to be a hallmark of his business strategy. The other is staying true to what he knows and not moving to far away from it. With a track record of over three decades in the health industry at the highest levels, the passion to help is still there. 5AM Ventures is a company to watch out for in the future as it looks to help create bigger and better products.