Eric Lefkofsky is considered to be one of the most successful and influential entrepreneurs in the United States. He has co-founded some of the most prominent companies in the country, including Groupon Inc, which has a valuation of over $2 Billion. Eric Lefkofsky has co-founded several other companies including Uptake Technologies, Echo Global Logistics, MediaOcean, Lightbank Investments, and Tempus. Tempus is amongst the most recent companies that he co-founded that deals in aggregating cancer therapies related data from various medical institutions and sources. Due to his personal experience when one of Eric’s loved one was diagnosed with cancer, he learned that there is a lack of clinical and molecular data with the oncologists. It is a significant roadblock for the doctors to provide better and more efficient treatment and what Eric knows.
Eric Lefkofksky also realized that collection of such massive amounts of data from just a few sources would take half a year or even more. It is when he decided to co-found Tempus, which is a technology-based company that collects clinical, molecular, and genomic data from a wide range of medical facilities to help the doctors treat cancer patients get adequate treatment. Such data can provide the much-needed breakthrough in the cancer world. Over the years, even though there have been massive advancements in the field of cancer research, aggregation of molecular and clinical data is a topic that has not been touched yet. Availability of such data in a centralized fashion would help oncologists from across the globe, and potentially save lives of millions of people in the future and read full article.
Eric Lefkofsky does not have a medical background regarding education, but when he saw the gap in the cancer treatment practiced across the globe, he decided to use technology effectively to fill in the gap. He is also a generous philanthropist and runs Lefkofksy Family Foundation along with his wife. There are many communities based high-impact initiatives that Lefkofksy Family Foundation supports. Eric Lefkofsky has completed his graduation from the Michigan University and received Juris Doctor from the Michigan Law School. Eric is dedicated to fulfilling the objectives that Tempus has set out to achieve and https://www.tempus.com/about-us/.