Since its inception in 2015 Tempus has actively taken part in the fight against cancer. The tech company invented an operating system to this effect. Thanks to the efforts of its co-founder, Eric Lefkofsky, the company continues to lead the way in this regard. One of his kins who was battling the condition inspired him to establish the firm.
He is making the most of technology to offer personalized treatment to cancer patients. The Chicago based firm has continued to provide physicians with well-analyzed data for efficient cancer treatment. The huge strides that the company has made have all stemmed from a desire to alleviate the suffering of cancer patients. Eric Lefkofsky has brought on board the best minds in the industry to help him achieve his goals.
A recent investment package is bound to considerably cut down on the sequencing costs. This will contribute greatly to precision medicine as doctors rely on more than one sequencing test during the treatment of their patients. Eric Lefkofsky believes that this will cause a reasonable improvement in cancer patient care and treatment.
He has also invested in the e-commerce industry with Groupon which he chairs. Eric Lefkofsky is affiliated with numerous other firms including InnerWorkings, Mediaocean, Lightbank and Uptake Technologies. He is the co-founder of most of them and doubles up as the Chief Executive Officer.
Eric Lefkofsky gives back to the society mainly through the Lefkofsky Family Foundation which he established with Liz, his wife. The foundation seeks to ease the lives of people in the communities it reaches out to.
The JD holder attended the University of Michigan where he completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies. He has authored a number of books including Accelerated Disruption for which he is widely known. Eric Lefkofsky educates the law students of University of Chicago.
His vast experience has earned him a place in Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s board. The Institute of Chicago also has him as a Trustee for their School of Art.
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