Eric Lefkofsky is a CEO and Co-Founder of Tempus, a company that is engaged in data technology use for the treatment of cancer. Tempus started operating in 2015 and has garnered $130 million funds in support for its operation. It is a system that provides an analytical and interactive platform of information that assists physicians to create a more personal treatment for cancer patients.
By exploring the therapeutic and molecular data along with the incorporation of DNA/RNA genetic classification, physicians are able to derive adequate knowledge and information to administer quick and valid resolutions for patients. The principal objective of the company is to be able to successfully treat current cancer patients from effective treatments that were given before to patients who have the same ailment.
Tempus maintains a close partnerships with numerous academic organizations as well top cancer institutes to have a continuous stream of data for the benefit of individuals with cancer.
Besides being the Co-Founder and CEO of Tempus, Eric Lefkofsky is the establishing partner of Lightbank a venture that invests in technologies that will alter the economy, businesses, and life. Lefkofsky is likewise the Co-Founder and Chairman of Groupon an international e-commerce trade place. Moreover, he is the Co-Founder of Uptake Technologies, Mediaocean, Echo Global Logistics and InnerWorkings.
To be able to give back to the less fortunate, Lefkofsky and his wife – Liz, founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation with the aim to enhance education, the fundamental human rights, art, medicine, and culture that assist in the improvement of people’s lives within the communities beings sponsored by the foundation.
According to Lefkofsky, when he was younger what drove him to succeed was because he wanted to earn a lot of money, however, now that he is already financially stable his focus is centered more on how he will be able to help others through the companies he co-established.
Eric Lefkofsky was raised in the outskirts of Detroit, and took his undergraduate degree at Michigan University is an auxiliary professor with the Chicago’s Booth School of Business University, and he finished his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree in the University of Michigan Law School.
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