Eric Lefkosky is most known as the co-founder and chairman of e-commerce company Groupon. The Chicago based entrepreneur has become one of the most influential tech figures in the U.S. city. He is one of the busiest men in business. How he finds the time to have a personal life is one of the great mysteries of the world. He’s created company after company with no signs of slowing down any time soon.His latest endeavor was his co-founding of Tempus last year. Tempus is a health-tech company who’s mission is to modernize cancer treatment by helping physicians provide cancer patients with personalized care. Tempus’ initiative is one that is very close to Lefkosky’s heart. He has helped fund numerous cancer research initiatives in his storied career.
Tempus has partnered with multiple health care organizations in the relatively short time it’s existed. Some of the health care organizations Tempus has partnered with include big name institutions like Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Rush University Medical Center.In addition, according to a recent article on prnewswire.com, Tempus and Mayo Clinic have decided to join forces to battle cancer. The collaboration entails Tempus providing molecular sequencing and analysis for 1,000 Mayo Clinic patients.
About Eric Lefkosky
The he made a name for himself in the city of Chicago, Lefkosky was actually born in Michigan. He attended high school and law school in the city as well. He is an alumni of the University of Michigan Law School, where he received his JD (Juris Doctor) in 1993.He first realized he had the entrepreneurial bug while attending the University of Michigan. After Lefkosky graduated from law school he and his longtime business partner, Brad Keywell, created his first company Brandon Apparel.However, the two business partners didn’t really become successful entrepreneurs until 1999 when they founded internet company Starbelly. Today, Lefkosky has many successful startups under his belt. He is easily one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the “Windy City.”
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