Eric Lefkofksy is the perfect example of an individual who has used his talent and dedication to create businesses and charities that help make the world a better place. Lefkofksy was born in Detroit Michigan in 1969. He graduated from the University of Michigan with honors in 1991. Lefkofksy graduated juris doctor in 1993 from the Law school At the U of M. While in law school, Lefkofksy began his entrepreneurial endeavors. He started up a business with one of his friends, and that business did well.
Even though Lefkofksy is known as a serial entrepreneur, two of his most well-known companies are Tempus and Groupon. Groupon is a company that is used by individuals all around the world; millions of customers have been able to receive benefits from the products and services that Groupon offers. Lefkofksy and his partners were able to create relationships with different international businesses. This lead to successful business partnerships. Now, Groupon is a multimillion dollar company that is popular around the world.Tempus is a company that is known in many hospitals across the United States. This is a medical technology company. The technology that is used by Tempus is innovative to say the least. Tempus specializes in treating tumors in cancer patients. Instead of giving patients genetic treatment, Tempus technology analyses the molecules of each patient’s genes, and they are able to provide these patients with treatment that is specific to their cancer. Tempus has been able to help thousands of people to get true solutions to their cancer diagnosis.
Apart from creating companies that improve people’s health and wellness, Eric Lefkofksy and his wife Elizabeth created a foundation to improve the lives of those in need. Lefkofksy and his wife are firm believers in the importance of education, so their fund donates enormous amounts to charities that provide education for individuals who are at a disadvantage. The Lefkofksy Family Foundation works in conjunction with other charities that contribute to art, health, and education. Eric Lefkofksy is an individual who is respected in his community and beyond because he puts humanity first.