The Life and Career of Scott Rocklage

Scott Rocklage became the managing partner of 5AM Ventures. Scott has over 20 years of experience in the health care field. Other companies that he has served in his illustrious career include Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Nycomed Interventional. He was the board chairman at Cubist and the CEO at Nycomed. Scott has entered six drugs into clinical trials. The FDA has also approved applications for three drugs that Scott has been involved in. At the moment, he chairs the board at Achaogen, Semprus, and Relypsa.

Rocklage has more than 30 U.S. patents to his name. He has also authored or co-authored in more 100 peer-reviewed applications.

Education

Rocklage did his undergraduate studies at California University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While doing his Ph.D., Scott did research in the Laboratory a famous Nobel Prize winner, Richard R. Schrock.

Work History

Scott worked for Nycomed Salutar between 1990 and 1994. From 1992 to 1994, he served as the chief executive officer of Nycomed Interventional. Rocklage then moved on to Cubist Pharmaceuticals in 1994. He worked there as a president and chief executive officer for seven years. Rocklage was the director of Protana between 1994 and 2004 and the director of Achaegon from 2004 to 2015.

Other companies that Scott has served in include Catalytical Pharmaceuticals and Salutar. Just before he moved to 5AM Ventures, he was the chief executive officer and president of Amersham Health.

Philanthropy

Scott Rocklage has a wife known as Patty Rocklage. They are both kind givers. Recently, they donated a quarter of a million dollars to assist MIT in renovating their nanotechnology and nano-chemistry lab. The two were given a tour by Professor Bawendi and some of his students. MIT also paid tribute to the two and put up a plaque to honor Scott and his wife. Scott said that offering to pay up the renovation costs were part of his thanks to MIT for giving his professional life and career a foundation.

 

A Sneak Peek into Eric Pulier As He Dominates the Entrepreneurial World

Eric Pulier is no stranger in the entrepreneurial field. His meteoric rise to prominence can only be attributed to his profound knowledge and vast experience as a top entrepreneur. Notably known as the Co-Founder of several companies such as US Interactive, Media Platform, Digital Evolution and ServiceMesh, Pulier’s diverse portfolio also includes an accomplished author, philanthropist and public speaker. Having founded over 15 companies, Pulier recently grabbed the headlines when he sold his latest company for $350 million. Quite an impressive feat for a self-made entrepreneur!

 

Mr. Eric Pulier is credited with harnessing bright ideas into fully-fledged startups with adequate funds in capital. His highly appreciated involvement in venture capital funding for various companies is a testament to his commitment to entrepreneurial growth and development. Enterprises such as eCompanies, Monitor Ventures and Trident Capital are some of the numerous firms that have benefited from his venture capital initiatives.

 

Philanthropic Contributions

Pulier’s stellar reputation is primarily attributed to his extensive charity work intended to make the world a better place to live in. For starters, his commendable drive to adopt technology to solve persistent problems plaguing economically disadvantaged children has yielded impressive results since its recent inception. Pulier’s dedication ultimately led to the formation of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, a multimedia educational program which focuses on educating people on Sclerosis and its designated remedy.

 

Eric’s unmatched expertise and proficiency recently earned him a top-billed honoree award at the US Doctors Africa event held in New York. Held in 2010, the highly-packed event aimed at paying tribute to Pulier and his relentless pursuit of technical innovation to the health care demands of the African population. Alternatively, Eric Pulier’s notable contribution to the development of the KPMG of Non-Profits has successfully instigated the distribution of safe drinking water across various regions within the continent.

 

Association with the Government

 

Courtesy of his immense entrepreneurial and technological contribution, Eric Pulier forged formidable partnerships with several influential personalities within the Government. For starters, his appointment as the supervisor to the construction of the “Bridge to the 21st Century” speaks volumes about his professional relationship with President Clinton.