Eric Lefksofsky is one of the fewest entrepreneurs shaping up both the technology and medical sectors courtesy of Tempus, which is this kind of infrastructure aiding cancer treatment. As a co-founder of Tempus, he has worked his way up the ladder, creating meaningful connections that have ended up providing the start-up company with the impetus to advance its interests in cancer management. For instance, through the $70 million funding the company secured from partnerships and networks, they have assisted Chicago to realize their annual funding for the years 2015 and 2016. More importantly, it is through the software developed at Tempus through which all forms of genomic data regarding clinical data on cancer patients are analyzed and reported. Since there is a synchronized system that fuses both the clinical data and an operating system, cancer researchers and other medical oncologists can collect, analyze and make proper inferences towards cancer.
Eric Lefkofsky’ Pivotal Role in Philanthropy
Eric Lefkofsky is a philanthropist by nature despite his substantial technical expertise, his renewed passion for caring for cancer patients. It is worth mentioning that it through this unmatched love for the patient that forced him to resign from Echo Global Logistics and he immediately formed a charity organization which he named the Eric Lefksofsky Family Foundation. Through this organization, he has impacted the lives of various families that have members of the family diagnosed with cancer. He also proceeds to extend a hand of help to hospitals or small charity organization that have inadequate finances to assist cancer patients. Apart from these, he also supports research initiatives that seek to advance the study of cancer cases around Chicago and the rest of the USA.
His Professional and Philanthropic Life
Eric Lefksofsky is an active and a resourceful entrepreneur who has dedicated a significant part of his time offering consultative services to the various boards that he is a member. He is a lawyer by profession, with a distinction from the University of Michigan. Eric is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Chicago where he lectures on administrative law. It can never be forgotten that he also serves as a royal trustee of various organizations and institutions such as the Art Institute of Chicago and World Business Chicago.