Eric Lefkofsky is the founder and chief executive officer of Tempus Labs. He has also founded or co-founded many different other successful businesses as well such as Lightbank, InnerWorkings, Echo Global Logistics, and Groupon. Out of all of these huge companies that Eric Lefkofsky has founded Tempus labs is the one that he is most proud of and will do the most good in the world. The focus of Tempus Labs is to provide doctors with the most information in regards to patients who are suffering from cancer so the doctor can provide the best personalized cancer treatment. Eric Lefkofsky attended the University of Michigan and graduated with his undergraduate degree. Eric Lefkofsky then went on to attend the University of Michigan law school and he graduated with his Juris doctor degree.
Eric Lefkosky has a strong belief that Tempus Labs will be an extreme success. The current focus is on the treatment of cancer but once the system is put into place and has consistently been effective in personalizing the treatment of cancer Tempus Labs will be used to treat other chronic conditions such as diabetes and depression. When Eric Lefkosky initially started the company Tempus Labs he invested 100 million dollars of his own money and raised another 520 million dollars from investors. Tempus Labs currently has a valuation of 3.1 billion dollars. The company currently employs over 700 people which includes doctors, scientists, laboratory technicians, and many different other support staff that keeps a laboratory functioning properly. Tempus Labs has began to grow quickly when you take into consideration that the company has only been in existence for 4 years. Tempus Labs has also began to publish peer-reviewed articles so they can get the research and ideas out to the medical community.