Scott Rocklage Gives Back to a School that Gave Him his Career as Pharmaceuitcal CEO

Scott Rocklage became the managing partner of 5 AM Venture Management LLC in 2004. when he joined the staff of 5 AM Venture, in 2003, Rockage became a Venture Partner. While working with 5 AM Venture, Dr. Rocklage also served as the CEO of EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals for only a few months last year. Dr. Rocklage was the Director of EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc from 2014 to 2016. During that time he was also a temporary CEO and President at Amersham Health. Scott Rocklege has had a long career in pharmaceuticals. He has over 3 decades worth of experience in healthcare management experience. Many of his experiences in leadership led to FDA approval of three drugs Rocklage helped develop. He’s a board member of both Protana Inc and Cidara Therapeutics. From 1994 until 2001, Scott Rocklage served as Chairman and CEO of CubistPharmaceuticals, Inc. Although 5 AM Venture Management LLC has offices in California, Rocklage is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.


Scott Rocklage graduated from the University of California, in Berkeley with a B.S. degree in Chemistry. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. Scott Rocklage studied with Richard R. Schrock, who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005.



Scott Rocklage is married to psychotherapist, Patty Rocklage. They contributed a quarter-million dollars, last summer, to the renovation of the nanochemistry and nanotechnology lab space at MIT Dr. Rocklage would do anything for MIT because he knows he wouldn’t be where he is today without this school. Scott Rocklage is very involved in charities. He also likes to donate to many political organizations. The first donation the CEO made was in 2002 to the Federal Political contribution for $500. His most recent donation to the organization was for another $500 in 2012. In all, his political donations in total were $3,900. Being grateful for his success, Scott Rocklage understands the importance of giving back to the community in order to help others. Their fortune has allowed the Rock lakes to have a vacation spot in Juniper, Florida called Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa Jupiter Lt 31c.