Tempus’ Quest for a Cancer-free America Under Eric Lefkofsky

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tempus, Eric Lefkofsky is an American businessman born on September 2, 1969. He is the chairman and co-founder of Groupon, co-founder of Mediaocean, Lightbank, Echo Global Logistics and InnerWorkings. Eric Lefkofsky was born in Detroit but raised in Southfiled, Michigan, United States of America. His father, Bill, was a structural engineer while his mother Sandy was a teacher. Eric Lefkofsky attended the Southfield- Lathrup High School and graduated in 1987. After graduation, Mr. Eric attended the University of Michigan where he successfully completed course graduating with honors in 1991. He furthered his education at the University of Michigan Law School and in 1993 Eric Lefkofsky earned a Juris Doctor.

Eric Lefkofsky began his entrepreneurial ventures way back when he was still in University, selling carpets at the University of Michigan. In 1993, that was after he was through with law school, Eric came together with his friend Brad Keywell to buy a company. The firm was known as Brandon Apparel and was located in Madison, Wisconsin. Over the years, Eric Lefkofsky has worked hard to get to where he is today. He has co-founded and chaired a number of companies like Uptake LLC, which is an analytics company.

In 2016, Eric Lefkofsky, who is also the current chief executive officer, founded Tempus. This is simply a technology driven firm enabling physicians to offer cancer care to patients at a personalized level. According to a study carried out by the National Cancer Institute in America in 2014 over 14 million people in the U.S. are living with cancer. By 2024 the number is projected to rocket to 19 million. Tempus on the other hand is doing its best to carry out tests and come up with solutions to prevent for health this from happening. Recently the firm has made huge progress in its research. Tempus has developed a means to analyze a patient’s clinical and medical data. The firm does through collecting molecular data. Molecular data is simply genomic information and is acquired through human genome sequencing. Eric Lefkofsky and his team of experts are working tirelessly to come up with customized cancer therapies that will be affordable to all.

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