Eric Lefkofsky: Recap and General Information

This article contains information about Eric Lefkofsky. Close to twelve years ago he and his wife decided to establish a foundation by the family. In doing this they wanted to focus on causes that they thought needed more work done on. There were four topics, medical discoveries, human rights, education, as well as civic causes.

This organization took $3 trillion on health Care in America. He agrees that that they are spending the trillion dollars every year that they have no need to spend. The big picture he believes is that they are on the brink of a new era of medicine and technology. This is going to depend quickly on how they manage disease and treat patients. He also believes that when big data is brought in with artificial intelligence and machine learning, it will lower deaths by more than 50% in the following 25 years. The advances of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and molecular sequencing will arm us in ways that weren’t imaginable by the ones who are currently fighting on the front line.

Now some general information regarding Eric Lefkofsky. Eric was born in Detroit Michigan on September 2, 1969. He is the CEO and co-founder of a company called Tempus. The company has built an operating system that helps those with Cancer. He has developed an organization in 2006 called the “Lefkofsky Family Foundation”. He has done this with his wife to advance those high-impact ingenuity’s which are enhancing lives in the communities served.

Lefkofsky, is also the Chairman and co-founder of (NASDAQ: GRPN). This is a global e-commerce marketplace. He is also a co-founder of a company called Uptake Technologies, this is a leading predictive analytics platform for the biggest industries of the world. Another example is NASDAQ: InnerWorkings, this is a global provider of promotional and managed print solutions.

Lefkofsky, had graduated from the University of Michigan. He also, at the University of Michigan Law School has received his Juris Doctor. He currently is an adjunct professor of the University of Chicago. He is also an author of the book “Accelerated Disruption”.

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