Eric Lefkofsky is a highly successful businessman that has made a fortune through his work as an entrepreneur. Eric was born in a small family that was very close in Southfield, Michigan. Eric always had big dreams for himself and his friends and family were always there to support him on his journey. After he graduated in 1993 with a Doctorate from the University of Michigan, Eric Lefkofsky was set to start his successful journey and career.
It didn’t long after Eric completed his schooling that he started testing the waters as an entrepreneur. By 2001, Eric co-founded the company known as Inner Workings, which specializes in print services for medium to small businesses. Tempus is one of the businesses that Eric holds closest to him, which focuses on the development and aiding of research for cancer. This is a strong subject for Eric because someone close to him was diagnosed with cancer. Because of the nature of the disease, Eric had to truly deal with a circumstance in which he could not control it.
Instead of letting his frustrations get to him, Eric Lefkofsky used it to continue pushing forward and create new possibilities. In order to provide patients with a better diagnosis when it comes to cancer, Eric invested a lot of time creating Tempus. This company is focused on technology and analyzes massive amounts of information relating to cancer and data on the molecular level. It is Eric’s hope that Tempus will change cancer treatment in the future with his technology.
Eric Lefkofsky has a busy schedule behind him manages his businesses, though he always has the time to focus on philanthropy as well. Since the beginning, Eric has been a charitable person and in 2006 he founded the Lefkofsky foundation alongside his wife. Since first opening, the Lefkofsky foundation has funded dozens of different philanthropic institutes around the world.