Eric Lefkofsky was born on September 2, 1969. He grew up and continued onto many business ventures and even attended law school and graduated in 1993. Eric Lefkofsky then became more interested in the mysteries in medical technologies. Eric Lefkofsky and his wife started their own foundation called The Lefkofsky Family Foundation. This foundation started to help develop ways to figure out the complexities about people’s bodies, the way they work and how they can possibly help improve them.
Eric Lefkofsky figured that with all of the technology and tools the world has a hold now, there are ways to go learn and explore the issues of such illnesses such as, cancer and other life threatening diseases. Eric Lefkfsky partnered and became the Co-founder of Lightbank which is a company that helps fund and invest in disruptive technology businesses. He also became the CEO and Co-founder of Tempus.
Tempus was created from a personal experience Eric Lefkofsky had. He realised that many strategies they used when treating cancer were outdated and they didn’t have up to date resources and technology to help with these diseases. He then began to come up with the idea that there had to be a way to build a practice that used current technology to help enhance the practices that are used to people who are battling cancer.
Eric Lefkofsky as gathered a great team full of scientist, biologist, genealogist and more to help figure out the reasons for why certain treatment may help patients and it not work for others. They have came up with the idea of using a patience genomic and clinical data to help find the specific treatment that will work and help for each individual cancer patient.
Eric Lefkofsky have given a great amount of dedication towards his goals of finding more and more ways of treating cancer and making it better for the patients.