Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO and the co-founder at Tempus. Eric is also the co-founder of Lightbank which is a venture fund that that invests in disruptive technology businesses. Eric is also the chairman and the co-founder of Groupon, a world e-commerce marketplace, and the co-founder of a company known as Uptake technologies, a company in the forefront of predictive analytics platform for the largest industries in the world. He also works at Mediaocean which is a leading company in providing of integrated procurement technology of the media and also works for the Echo Global logistics which is a technology-enabled logistics and transportation outsourcing company. Eric also works for InnerWorkings which is a world provider of promotional solutions and managed print.
Together with his wife Liz, Eric co-chairs at the Eric Lefkofsky Family Foundation to so that they can advance initiatives of high impact that enhance the communities served lives. Eric also serves as the trustee of the Lurie Hospital for children of Chicago, the museum of industry and science, the Chicago art institute, and world business Chicago. Eric is also the board of trustees’ chairman of Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago. Eric is a University of Chicago adjunct professor and the Accelerated Disruption author. Eric is a University of Michigan graduate, and also has the Juris doctor from the law school Michigan University.
At Tempus, they are on the mission of redefining how the data of genomic is usually used in a clinical setting. The main goal of the company is for every patient to gain from the treatment of the others who normally come before by offering physicians with the tools that learn as more data is gathered. The president of Tempus is known as Dr. Kevin, and he oversees the scientific operation. Dr. Kevin was the University of Chicago founding Director of the Institute for the Genomics and systems biology. Other people on the leadership team of Tempus include Gary Palmer who is the chief medical officer, Nike Beaubier who is the medical lab operations and Pathology director and many others.