Doctor Scott Rocklage joined 5 AM Ventures in the year 2003 as a Venture partner. Through hard work portrayed in the different tasks he was allocated, he advanced to become a managing partner in the company in 2004.
He has more than three decades experience in health care leadership. Therefore, he is an individual who can be entrusted in bringing a positive change to healthcare organizations since he possesses the needed experience and leadership.
Under Doctor Rocklage strategic leadership, three New Drug Applications were approved by the FDA. This is a significant impact in the health care industry because it depicts the innovation embraced by the health care industry. As such, more important changes can be achieved through such innovation.
Another achievement realized by Doctor Rocklage is the clinical trials he has been involved in. The basic way of determining the impact of new drugs on individuals is through conduction of clinical trials. Dr. Rocklage has furthered his researches in the medical field through entering several drug candidates into major clinical trials.
Dr. Rocklage has experience gained from the different organizations that he has been employed in the past. He once served as a CEO and chairman of Cubist Pharmaceuticals. He has also served as a CEO and president of Nycomed Salutar. Moreover, he has held different R&D positions in Catalytica and Salutar. As such, he is familiar with ways that ensure efficiency of operations within health care organizations. Under his administration, 5AM Ventures is expected to achieve more.
At the moment he does not only hold an administrative position at 5AM Ventures but also in other organizations indicating his capabilities as an effective leader. He serves as a Board Chairman in different organizations such as Cidara, Epirus, Pulmatrix, Kinestral and Rennovia. He has also previously worked as an executive chairman in various companies such as Miikana and Ilypsa.
Although his leadership expertise may be partly attributed to the experience he has gained from the various organizations he has worked for, his education background also adds up to his expertise.
He has a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Some of the major achievements of Dr. Rocklage include the invention of more than 30 US patents. He has also been involved in the publication of more than one hundred peer reviewed papers.