Scott Rocklage became a Managing Partner of 5AM Ventures in 2004. 5AM Ventures is a capital firm that is looking for companies that are discovering breakthrough medicine and technology to help solve some of the healthcare crises’ that plague the world. The importance of this company required them to have a team of people who hold a great amount of experience in finance, law, business, business operations, medicine and science. It just so happens the Dr. Rocklage has just that, decades of experience in both science and medicine making him an expert in the industry.
Dr. Rocklage’s decades of experience includes being chairman and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals and President and CEO of Nycomed Salutar. Further giving him experience, Dr. Rocklage was the Board of Chairman for Relypsa and Novira; both of these companies have been acquired buy other companies. He also was the Executive Chairman of Ilypsa, Miikana and Semprus. Dr. Rocklage stays an active participant in the healthcare industry as he currently serves as the Board Chairman of Rennovia, Kinestral, and Cidara; he is also a Board member of Epirus and Pulmatrix.
Scott Rocklage had the opportunity to be on the leadership team that led the FDA to approve three new (Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin) U.S New Drug Applications. Dr. Rocklage has invented or co-invented over 30 U.S. patents. Adding to his list of accolades, Dr. Rocklage has over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and learn more about Scott.
Dr. Scott Rocklage received a Bachelors degree in chemistry from the University of California, Berkley; he also earned a Ph.D, also in Chemistry, from MIT. At MIT he had the privilege of conducting research with the 2005 Chemistry Nobel Prize winner Richard R. Schrock. He currently lives in Massachusetts where he works at 5AM Ventures Waltham location, they also have a location in San Francisco, California and Scott’s lacrosse camp.
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Tempus a company founded by Eric Lefkofsky recently has decided to offer doctors from the University of Chicago information that will modify the treatment of breast cancer. The company has clarified that they will examine data from approximately 1000 patients suffering from breast cancer thus the doctors will find it easy discovering forms that will tell the response of the patients. They aim to achieve the best results of treatment through the data that they are using.
The professor of human genetics and medicine Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade is glad that they have a partnership with Tempus on the prominent task, and he is ready to help the movement o establish the biggest data treatment in breast cancer that is clinically glossed. Tempus specializes in genomic numbering and machine learning to assist doctors in deciding on good treatment and time.Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO and co-founder of Tempus. Tempus is a firm that has developed a system meant to fight cancer. He is also a founding partner of Lightbank which majors in technology investment. Apart from that he is also a chairman and co-founder of Groupon as well as the co-founder of Uptake Technologies. Lefkofsky achieved a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School and graduated from the University of Michigan.
The Lefkofsky Family Foundation was started by Eric Lefkofsky in the year 2006. He established it with his with Liz, it is a charitable foundation that is responsible for developing creativities that will improve people’s lives in the society. Moreover Eric is also part of the Trustees of Lurie Children’s Hospital and other organizations including World Business Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago and The Museum of Science and Industry. On the other hand he is the author of Accelerated Disruption as well as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago.
As an entrepreneur who has struggled through the whole process of launching and managing startups, Don Ressler has come out as a motivation to young entrepreneurs looking for a way to launch and manage their businesses. He has run several successful businesses that he began from zero and he is also working with different young professionals to help them understand the way entrepreneurship works.
His passion for business has seen him grow gradually to becoming one of the most respected entrepreneurs in the online world for the contribution he has made in transforming how people navigate online shopping. Don Ressler is the brain behind a number of successful online stores that he co-founded with other partners.
His first attempt at business came when he launched FitnessHeaven.com, a company that ushered him into the world of entrepreneurship. The company allowed him to learn many things about the market and when he gathered experience, he sold FitnessHeaven.com to Intermix Media in 2001. This process raised the necessary capital that would help him to proceed to the next step in his career as an entrepreneur.
When he met with Adam Goldenberg, Don Ressler realized he had similar interests in business as Adam. Therefore, they came together and launched their first business together. Adam and Ressler founded Alena Media, which helped companies in marketing and managing different services. Alena Media grew and generated huge profits within few years. This motivated them to do even greater things with the skills they had acquired from the business. In 2005, they sold Alena Media.
The sale of Alena Media gave the duo capital that helped them to launch a bigger business. The next step in their partnership was to launch Intelligent Beauty, a company that offers beauty products in different categories. Intelligent Beauty has been serving the European and America markets and has remained competitive since the company was founded in 2008.
About JJustFab (currently TechStyle Fashion Group)
In 2010, Don Ressler and Adam made another major move when they launched an online fashion subscription retail called JustFab. The company started with serving the American market before it expanded to other regions. To finance its expansion, JustFab borrowed $76 from several venture capitals including Matrix Partners and Rho Ventures.
This money was invested in developing the company to enter the European market, specifically the United Kingdom and Canada. Today, TechStyle Fashion Group (JustFab) stands out as the most profitable online subscription retail with over 10 million subscribers.