Eric Lefkofsky, Brilliant Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
Ever hear of Groupon? I am sure that you have. Eric Lefkofsky is a famous co-founder and chairman. The advertisements’ state, “Just because you pay less with Groupon doesn’t mean you get less…” Within the ad, it is noted that it’s possible to ‘save up to $100.00 a week on what you do every day’, sounds like a winner to me! I also noticed a feature regarding the ease of use while lounging by the pool. Tiffany Hiddish suggests, “Download the app and save…!”Tempus is another company that Eric has co-founded, he is the CEO. This biomedical technology company collects and investigates clinical data.
Tempus specializes in precision medicine; this involves a medical ideal that suggests healthcare for the individual patient.This form of diagnostic testing is utilized for selecting the best-tailored treatment based on genetics, molecular and cellular examination. Tempus is currently working with major hospitals and community hospitals nationwide.Eric also has other companies; he takes time to give back to the community. He and his wife formed a charitable trust called, the Lefkofsky Foundation. This charity has helped fund more than 50 organizations that help and support children.
Eric is from Southfield, Michigan and after graduating from high school, he attended the University of Michigan. He then went on to University of Michigan Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 1993.Accelerated Disruption is a book that is right on time. It is important for businesses to understand how to develop from technological advancement. Without this knowledge, then displacement can ensue. ‘Businesses that can understand and control the forces of technology will thrive in the coming years…’ This brilliant work is not to be taken lightly. Eric should know, he has founded multiple technology companies. He has an innovative success and foresight.