Eric Pulier, King Of All Traits

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Eric Pulier is a man who has distinguished himself in the field of technology, in spite of being someone of such a young age. Graduating from one of the most prestigious schools in the country, Eric Pulier is the embodiment of a person who can do everything. Rather than being a Jack of all Traits, Eric is more likely the King of all traits, considering that he is pretty much successful at almost any and everything that he puts his mind to and executes. Through the course of his short life, he has achieved more than most people owing to the extensive amounts of sharp intelligence that Eric Pulier possesses. One of the things that make Eric Pulier who he is are the number of startup that he has established. All the startups that he has been involved in have been huge successes and have stood as prominent companies in their respective fields.

 

Eric Pulier is a native to New Jersey and spent most of his life living there. Eric Pulier started dipping his toes into the world of programming when he was merely ten years old, and this curiosity and drive to learn has taken him to the position he is in today. His feats were so impressive that he already owned his company when he was just about to finish high school. The company dealt with database management and was later sold to a larger company for a considerable amount of money.

 

XPrize is one of Eric Pulier’s prized possessions and the startup that he looks out for the most. The company is a rather unusual one, which offers awards to people who are willing to partake in unachievable feats and go where no human has gone, and push themselves further and further. He belives that through this, he can help people unlock their truest potential to help people become more contributing members of society. The company has been joked around as being the new Nobel prize, offering awards to people who do something that no one else has done. Eric Pulier is also actively involved in numerous philanthropic endeavours and has established organizations to provide aid to underprivilege members of society.

 

A Look At 5AM Venture’s Scott Rocklage

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Scott Rocklage, PhD, is a Managing Partner at 5AM Ventures. This company is a venture capital firm with a focus on advanced life science technologies in the fields of medical technology, research instruments, and biopharmaceuticals. With his extensive medical background, Dr. Rocklage is heavily involved in researching the medical advances and drugs potential at firms that 5AM Ventures is interested in investing in.

Dr. Rocklage graduated from the University of California, Berkley with a degree in Chemistry. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before joining 5AM Ventures he had a long career in healthcare management and research within the field of medicine. He held a number of research and development positions at Salutar and Catalytica. He has also held a number of executive-level positions including the President, Chairman, and Chief Executive of Nycomed Interventional. He was also the CEO and President of Nycomed Salutar and the Chairman and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals.

During his career Dr. Scott Rocklage has led six drug candidates into clinical trials. He has successfully had three drugs approved by the Federal Drug Administration; Cubicin, Teslascan, and Omniscan. He has written more than 100 scientific papers that have been published in peer-reviewed publications and holds over 30 patents for inventions he has either invented or co-invented.

Dr. Rocklage sits on a number of Boards for pharmaceutical companies. Among these he is the Chairman of the Board of Relypsa, Achaogen, and Semprus. He also serves on the Boards for Pulmatrix, Variation, and WaveRx.