Eric Lefkofksky is the man behind the success of many companies, including Groupon Inc, Uptake Technologies, Echo Global Logistics, and more. He co-founded these organizations and played a pivotal role in helping them achieve success. He is also a well-known author and recently released a book by the name of Accelerated Disruption, where Eric Lefkofksy wrote about the importance of technology and its applications in businesses. Eric Lefkofksy recently founded a company named Tempus, which uses technology to help with cancer care and treatment. As one of his loved ones had cancer, he came across the fact that there is a significant lack of integral cancer-related data and treatment statistics available for the doctors. In the absence of such critical data, making personalized cancer treatment is nearly impossible and read full article.
Thus, he went on a mission to find a solution for this significant gap in the cancer treatment process. Tempus aggregates clinical and molecular data from different medical facilities that would help the oncologists with providing more effective cancer treatment. Previously, the treatment for cancer used to have one size fits all approach, but with the help of data offered by Tempus, it can now be reversed. Eric Lefkofksy says that it is crucial for the oncologists to have such data available when treating cancer patients as they can correlate such data with the genomic data and provide precise treatment to the patient that would help in getting desired results and his Facebook.
Eric Lefkofksy came into the limelight after he started Groupon Inc, where he still holds the chairman position. It is a company valued at over two billion. With Tempus, he aims to help hundreds and thousands of cancer patients across the globe to better cancer treatment. Eric has helped in collaborating Tempus with reputed medical institutions like Mayo Clinic, Duke University School of Medicine, and Cleveland Clinic. In an interview, Eric Lefkofksy said that he is ready to invest a hundred million dollars in Tempus. Moreover, he has been able to get considerable investments from other venture capital firms. Eric Lefkofsky is also the founder of the charitable organization run by him and his wife, Lefkofksy Family Foundation.