Tempus, co-founder Eric Lefkosky secures additional funding

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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The Brain Behind The Cancer Research And Treatment Company Tempus: Eric Lefkofsky

Tempus leverages on complex informatics to generate customized cancer treatment options. It uses the patient’s data to develop a workable program.

The system is interactive and backed by an intelligent big data platform. It consolidates clinical data from various sources, and it builds insightful therapeutic programs.

The secret lies in successfully integrating genomic data with clinical information from a diverse range of sources. Each treatment goes to make the next one better. Eric Lefkofsky appreciates that the future of efficient cancer treatments is in personalized care.

He is a prominent investor with a string of businesses to his name. Prior to Tempus, some of the other firms he co-founded include Lightbank, Uptake Technologies, and Innerworkings among many more.

Eric Lefkofsky is passionate about giving. Through the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, he supports medical research especially programs related to cancer.

Similarly, he is ardent about education, human rights, and the arts. He is committed to causes that improve the living standard of the community.

For this reason, he is associated with various organizations such as Lurie Children’s Hospital, World Business, and Steppenwolf Theater Company among numerous others.

Besides Tempus Labs, he also enjoys teaching at the University of Chicago. As a successfully published author, he is the name behind the title “Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation,” published in 2007.

He has also published numerous articles online on the subject of biotechnology, big data and emerging trends in the fight against cancer. He is adept at transforming classic business models to leverage technology as the fuel for growth.

Technology is a common point for most of the businesses he has co-founded and run. Eric Lefkofsky has experience working with a diverse range of startups.

Through Lightbank, he invests in startups with futuristic technologies. He is a hands-on investor committing his time and energy to enable the businesses to establish a foothold quickly.

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Dr. Mark McKenna Talks About his Career

Dr. Mark McKenna is a medical doctor and businessperson who has participated in a number of business ventures in both the real estate and wellness industries. He has recently sat down for an interview to talk about his career. One of the things he talked about was the idea of forming a company known as OVME. According to Dr. Mark McKenna, he said that he named the company after working in the medical aesthetics industry for a number of years. He also talked about his typical day in which he gets up goes to work, has dinner with his family, trains in jiujitsu and also works on his businesses at night. Dr. Mark McKenna has revealed in a recent interview that one of the ways in which he has experienced a lot of business success is McKenna’s strategy of surrounding himself with people that are smarter than him.

Over the years Dr. Mark McKenna has been involved in both the medical and real estate industries. Before he started his career, he attended college and would go on to medical school. He would complete his medical education at Tulane University. At this college he would earn his medical degree and then serve his residency as a surgeon. After he completed his residency, he would then begin practicing with his father. While he was practicing as a surgeon, he would get involved in the real estate and mortgage industries. He founded a real estate investment company and a mortgage lending company. These two businesses were very successful for a number of years. However, with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, his business interests were lost. However, Dr. Mark McKenna would help rebuild his community by putting together low to moderate income housing for displaced residents.

After helping with the relief efforts in New Orleans, Dr. Mark McKenna would move to Atlanta, Georgia and get involved in the wellness industry. Dr. Mark founded company known as OVME which specialized in providing medical aesthetics. With this company, he was able to help make a positive impact on the healthcare industry. Along with founding a successful wellness company, Mark McKenna enjoys spending time with this wife, children and pet Pomeranian dog. This allows Mark to have a very fulfilling and balanced life outside of work.

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