Eric Lefkofsky graduated from the University of Michigan, and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. Eric Lefkofsky, recently announced the company he co-founded Tempus, has achieved a feat only a few startups have every done. Tempus is now among the “unicorn” startup companies. Since 2015, Tempus secured $210 million in investments. Eric Lefkofksy attributed the recent investment of an additional $80 million was invested by Kinship Trust Co. and T. Rowe Price Associates. With this latest $80 million investment, Tempus is worth about $1.1 billion. Tempus currently employees about 400 employees and hires about 30 new people each month.
Tempus is a healthcare company that provides a tool, which helps create a personalized healthcare plan for cancer patients. Tempus utilizes data from various sources, such as electronic health records, patient historical medical charts, and the molecular data from patients, to identify correlations and trends in order to create a more personalized healthcare experience.
Eric Lefkofsky is also co-founder of Uptake Technologies. Uptake Technologies is data analytical platform currently being utilized by Mediaocean, Echo Global Logistic, and InnerWorking. Uptake Technologies, extracts value from data, creating predictive models, identify data anomalies and trends, in an effort to create actionable plans for execution.
In 2006 Eric Lefkofsky, and his wife Liz Lefkofsky, founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation, is a private charity whose primary goal is to improve the quality of life of the people in the community. Lefkofsky Family Foundation, ensures access to an education, human rights for women and girls in neglected areas, encouragement of innovative medical research, and generally the expansion of cultural initiatives.
In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Eric Lefkofsky is a Trustee at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the Art Institute, the Museum of Science and Industry and World Business Chicago.
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