Eric Lefkofsky at Tempus Medical Research Firm

At Tempus medical research firm, Eric Lefkofsky serves as the company’s founder and CEO. Tempus is a prominent provider of precision medical solutions enabled by technological advances. He co-founded Lightbank, a venture capital company that invests in innovative technology companies. Eric Lefkofsky received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, a global e-commerce marketplace, and Mediaocean (NASDAQ: ECHO), an innovation transportation and logistics outsourcing firm. 


Eric Lefkofsky is also the co-founder and Chairman of InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: ECHO), an innovation transportation and logistics outsourcing firm. He is also the co-founder of Mediaocean (NASDAQ: GRPN), a leading leader in integrated media procurement technology (NASDAQ: INWK). Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Liz serve as co-chairs of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which seeks to foster high-impact programs that improve people’s lives in the areas in which they operate. 


Healthcare expert Eric Lefkofsky is a Trustee of the Lurie Health clinic of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, and World Business Chicago, among other organizations. The Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago is also under his direction as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. In addition to being an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago, Eric Lefkofsky is also the author of the book Rapid Disruption: Discovering the True Speed of Innovation. 


A University of Michigan graduate, the healthcare expert then went on to get his Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School.  To create profit from The Point in 2007, Mason looked into the notion of collective buying, a technique in which a group of consumers promises to buy a product from a seller and the seller, in turn, offers the goods at a lower price. Mason and Eric Lefkofsky formed and started the firm in 2008; Mason became the company’s CEO.