Eric Lefkofksy is one of the most successful and influential entrepreneurs in the United States and has co-founded many successful firms like Uptake Technologies, Media Ocean, Lightbank Investments, Echo Global Logistics, and Groupon Inc. It was the success of Groupon Inc that brought him to the limelight. Recently, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded a cancer data aggregation firm by the name of Tempus, which primarily uses technology to collect cancer treatment-related clinical and molecular data from various medical facilities, including hospitals, research centers, and clinics. It would help the oncologists to personalize the cancer therapies for the patient efficiently and ensure that the treatment would be useful and learn more about Eric Lefkofksy.
When one of the Eric’s loved one was diagnosed with cancer, Eric Lefkofksy realized that there is a significant loophole in the entire system due to the lack of clinical and molecular data for the doctors to provide adequate treatment. It is, for this reason, Eric took it upon himself to bridge the existing gap, and even after not having a medical background, worked upon it to make Tempus a reality. He has helped in collaborating with the famous medical institutions, such as Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, and the Duke University Medicine School to fulfill the objectives of Tempus. Eric believes that when such wealth of data is available to the doctors, it will help in analyzing correctly what kind of cancer treatment would be more effective for particular patients. It is because Tempus takes into consideration the genomic data as well that helps in pinpointing the exact treatment course that should be considered and Eric’s lacrosse camp.
Eric Lefkofksy is also a highly respected and well-known philanthropist and has a charitable foundation by the name of Lefkofsky Family Foundation. His foundation works with various high impact initiatives in the community it serves. Eric Lefkofsky is also the author of the book by the name of Accelerated Disruption, which discusses the importance and use of technology in the modern business. Eric has had a remarkable journey into the world of business, and he continues to stay active and lookout for opportunities to start as well as invest in the companies that can positively help in changing the lives of the people and Eric on Facebook.