The Philanthropic Journey of Eric Lefkofsky


Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of Lefkofsky Family Foundation which they Founded with his wife, Liz. He also happens to have graduated from the famous University of Michigan and have received his Law degree from the University of Michigan School of Law. Eric Lefkofsky is also the active CEO and the founder of Tempus, which is a tech company with an operating system that helps in the battle against cancer.Eric is also an e-commerce guru and is the current chairman and also the co-founder of Groupon. He is also the active co-founder of Lightbank which is a company that has invested in funding disruptive technologies.

The company Tempus has always aimed at personalizing cancer care by using a genomic data and even analytics. The company is focused on creating a database that helps in providing a database and also in the management of the type of health information. This data analysis is a proper guide to the best option to take during treatments.Tempus has its headquarters in River North and has a genomics sequencing lab and has processed over 50,000 patients per year. Tempus jas announced several partnerships with major companies including Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.

They volunteered to sequence and also analyze for more than 1,000 patients for the same hospital. They have since then partnered with so many companies including Cleveland Clinic, Duke University School of Medicine and, also Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Eric Lefkosky is also the trustee of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital that has its headquarters in Chicago, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the Art Institute of Chicago, World Business Chicago and also the Museum of Science and Industry. He also happens to be a professor at the famous University of Chicago and also has been privileged to be a co-chair at Chicago Ideas Week.