Eric Lefkofsky is 47 years of age and is an entrepreneur. He is an American native from the city of Detroit. Mr. Lefkofsky spent a better part of his early life in Southfield, Michigan. He graduated from South Field High school in 1987. The billionaire holds an honors degree from University of Michigan. He also received his Juris Degree from University of Michigan Law School in 1993. Out of his business acumen, Mr. Lefkofsky has featured in many business activities. He is an author and an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago.
Mr. Eric Lefkofsky is a co-founder of an array of organizations and companies including among others; Groupon, Echo Global, Lightbank, Mediaocean, and Uptake Technologies. He also co-founded Tempus Company where he is the current C.E.O. of the company. Tempus is a health-tech company that has set up an integrated operating system aimed at fighting cancer. It has an interactive analytical and machine learning platform that it uses in the delivery of personalized cancer care. It has done so by providing genomic sequencing services as well as analyzing molecular and therapeutic data with the aim of empowering the physicians to make real-time, data-driven decisions.
Most of his wealth emanates from Groupon, according to crunchbase.com which he co-founded and served as the C.E.O until 2015. Although he was replaced as the C.E.O of Groupon in 2015, he remains its chairman. Groupon is an American online based market platform offering a wide array of products and services. It helps in connecting the local merchants with subscribers from the global space thereby enhancing the local businesses and promoting the local consumers’ buying power. Initially, the market place started in Chicago but has so far expanded its feathers to more than 150 countries across the world. The site lightbank.com discusses more interesting details about him.
Besides his outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial skills, Mr. Eric Lefkofsky has a golden heart in giving back to the society. He alongside his wife Elizabeth are the founders of a private charitable foundation known as the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The aim of the foundation is advancing high-impact projects that improve the lives in the communities it serves. Further, the billionaire has engaged in other philanthropic activities touching on the areas of technology, education, health, as well as arts and culture.
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