Eric Lefkofsky is an American entrepreneur. Eric is also the co-founder and CEO of Tempus. Eric is from Detroit. His father was an engineer, while his mother was a school teacher. He went to Southfield-Lathrup High School in 1987. He also attended the University of Michigan and graduated with honors in 1991 and received his Juris Doctor in 1993 from the University of Michigan Law School. He started selling carpet while in college. After he finished law school, he and a friend bought an apparel company with the money they borrowed from a relative. Eric also created an internet company and became a chief operation officer. Click linkedin.com for more info.
Tempus, which is a ‘technology company that built an operating system in fighting cancer’ . Although Eric Lefkofsky‘s involvement with Tempus isn’t clear, he still identifies as the president of the company.
What exactly does Tempus do? The data they collect from patients to assist the doctors in developing better treatment and care plan for the patient. After collecting genomic data and using statistical analysis, they can better assist a patients physician in providing a more precise and personalized medicine. The patients that they are currently working with the ones with with ‘breast, lung, and pancreatic cancer’ . In the future they so plan to see patients with other types of cancers.
Eric Lefkofsky is also active on social media platforms. His Facebook page portrays a lot of science inspiration. He also promotes Groupon, which is another company that Eric is a founder of. He also talks a lot about cancer on his page, which is something that he’s taking a smarter approach to find a cure for caner. On his twitter account Eric is very personal with his followers. He also post similar science are art influence from his Facebook page.
Eric Lefkofsky was number 374 in Forbes list in 2016 and number 1275 on the billionaires list, based on forbes.com files.
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