Scott Rocklage has been an inspiration for many in his career. Is doesn’t matter if he is working in the field of biochemical research for which he has his Ph.D. or if he is working in entrepreneurship, he is the kind of leader that makes others want to be the best they can be. In both of there mentioned arenas, he is a success.
He holds a Ph.D. and is the managing partner of 5AM Ventures, a position that he has held since 2003. He is also a doctor who has more than 30 years of experience in the area of healthcare management.
In addition to his work with 5AM Rocklage is also very active in other business pursuits. He is not letting his age of 61 years slow him down at all. He sits as the chairman of the board for Semprus, Relypsa, and Achaogen.
He is also active on the board of directors Pulmatrix, WaveRx, and Variation, and is also a member of the board of associates at the Whitehead Institute. Read more: Scott Racklage | Bloomberg and Scott Racklage | Crunchbase
These are in addition to the chairman positions that he still holds on the board of directors at Kinestral, Rennovia, and Cidara Therapeutics. He is the former chairman at Epirus as well. As one can see Scott Rocklage is not one to sit idle and yet he still manages to find a way to always add in time to help those in the community.
He has helped the FDA test and approve numerous pharmaceuticals which have made a real difference in the lives of those dealing with serious illness. He has assisted many new entrepreneurs in getting their feet under them, and guided their startups to success in the world of health management.
For this he is often turned to by others for advice on how to best proceed with a new venture, undertaking, or project. He is the kind of man who, when he talks, is listened to with great attention and enthusiasm.
Scott Rocklage is the kind of man who can be counted on to be a guiding light to any endeavor that he is associated with. There are few who can boast the kind of success that he has had academically, scientifically, or in the realm of business as he has had.
His philanthropy is generous, and his personality is true and pure. He is a simple man who has achieved greatly, but still stays grounded in the things that are most important in life, and for that he is a good example for us all.