Eric Lefkofsky And Tempus Continue To Add Value To Their Community
Eric Lefkofksy, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Tempus has been recognized as one of a handful of members of the Forbes Chicago Business Council. The FCBC is the leading organization for business growth and networking in the Greater Chicago area. The business leaders and entrepreneurs that are members of the FCBC operate in a wide-range of business sectors and contributed greatly to the innovation that is seen in Chicago.
Tempus was created in 2015 and in just three years has reached the status of top 10 tech health techs in the city of Chicago. The company has built and maintained a system that provides physicians treating cancer to conveniently access pertinent data that enables them to tailor treatment protocols in a more personalized manner. The Tempus platform is estimated to touch about 25 percent of the cancer patients in the United States.
Eric Lefkofsky expresses that the Tempus goal is to create an environment where each new cancer patient can benefit from previous patients by providing doctors with tools that continue to learn while more information is gathered.
About Eric Lefkofsky
Eric Lefkofsky has taken part in a wide-range of entrepreneurial pursuits. In addition to his latest venture with Tempus, Lefkofsky has been involved with Groupon, Lightbank, MediaOcean, and Uptake Technologies. The common thread with these companies is that they all make use of data analytics to facilitate actionable insights.
Lefkofkshy has also been known for his philanthropy and is a trustee for the Chicago Art Institute, Lurie Children’s Hospital, and World Business Chicago. The Steppenwolf theater in Chicago also counts Eric Lefkofsky as the chairman of its board of trustees.
Eric Lefkofsky has also, along with wife Liz, founded the Lefkofsky foundation which supports efforts in art, healthcare, and education in designated communities.
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