American Businessman, Eric Lefkofsky
Eric Lefkofsky is a billionaire entrepreneur who has founded several successful companies in his lifetime. He grew up in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with honors and also attended law school.
Tempus is a technological healthcare company co-founded by Lefkofsky who is also the CEO. The company aims to provide molecular and clinical data that can help in preventing and curing fatal diseases such as cancer. The company has an inbuilt information system that allows access to this information for patients, researchers and healthcare establishments. Lefkofsky plays a considerable role in the company as the CEO managing and directing it to meet its end goals.
Eric Lefkofsky is significantly involved in the philanthropic efforts as he treasures helping others and making the world a better place. He and his wife formed the Lefkofsky Family foundation in 2006 that provides funds to the charitable fund and advanced programs to improve the quality of human life. The foundation is focused on all aspects of the community such as education, culture, medical and human rights. This foundation mostly sponsors programs in his hometown in Chicago.
Eric Lefkofsky is also an author, and he is famously known for writing the book Accelerated Disruption. In this book, Lefkofsky talks about innovation, entrepreneurship, and business and understanding the speed of how these work. Lefkofsky strives to explain to his audience how one can build and sustain a successful business and not letting anything slip away from them. Accelerated Disruption conveys many concepts that can be helpful when creating a company. These include how to promote one’s idea, understanding pain in the industry and to take advantage of it, how to choose the right sector for innovation and lastly ways to develop an effective marketing strategy to support one’s business endeavors.