Eric Lefkofsky was an American entrepreneur and a man of many talents. He is known very well for his success in businesses, which has made him have a net worth of $1.7 billion. One of the most important roles that he played in his history was becoming the co-founder and CEO of Tempus. Lefkofsky is recognized as the president of Tempus, which is a technology company that built an operating system to modernize cancer treatments.
Lefkofsky was also the co-founder of many other businesses, including Groupon, Echo Global Logistics, Lightbank, and Uptake Technologies. Along with the success of many businesses, he also participated in many philanthropic endeavors. In 2006, He created the Lekofsky Family Foundation with a goal in mind to “support charitable, scientific, and educational organizations around the world”. The foundation’s purpose is stated to “advance high- impact programs, initiative, and research to enhance human life”.
Born in September 1969, Eric grew up in Southfield, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in law. Now living in the Chicago area, Eric has become increasingly active and engaged in bettering his community by serving as a Trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, Lurie’s Children Hospital of Chicago, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Due to his entrepreneur expertise and experience, Lefkofsky holds many high-status chair and board positions. In short, Eric uses his wealth and power to give back to the community.
Eric Lekofsky maintains an active social media presence, giving his followers positive messages and updates on his personal life. His Facebook page is mainly focused on promoting awareness of cancer, cancer treatments, and fundraising while his twitter account seems to more focused on advancements in modern technology, along with some messages on cancer awareness also.
Lefkofsky is the author of “Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation”. This book is for people who want to learn from a successful entrepreneur how to take an idea and turn it into a successful enterprise. It gives you the distinct advantage needed in traditional industries.
Eric Lefkofsky was very successful in his life of entrepreneurship. He created Tempus, Groupon, and many other businesses with his expertise in entrepreneurship. To help support organizations around the world, he created the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which has helped so many people with their lives. The book that Eric wrote, called “Accelerated Disruption” is a must-read for people who want to learn how to advance themselves in the entrepreneurship area.