Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO and founder of Tempus. Under his auspices this
technology company has built an operating system to battle cancer.This company through its research allows physicians to personalize the care of their cancer patient.
What Eric Lefkofsky has done is to found a company which is researching ways of treating cancer. Why did he do this? It stemmed from watching a family member
being treated for this terrible disease. His goal was to bring new and innovative technology to the doctors who are in the front lines treating these patients.
Tempus analyzes data so that physicians have real time data to treat their patients based on analytics drawn from other cancer patients.
Tempus has created this software to make the physicians work easier . This allows the doctor more time with the patient and less time comparing data that may be out there.
Tempus is not the only endeavor where Eric Lefkofsky is involved. He also wrote a book which he called “Accelerated Disruption.” This is explained as how a business “misses the boat “by not realizing that “technology can allow a challenge to come from anywhere.This is what the book states. This book was written by Eric Lefkofsky . In it he expresses that in order to compete and to emerge and grow in the coming years they have to improve their technology. Also he stressed that the right companies need to be chosen to be innovated.
Eric Lefkofsky is not only the CEO of Tempus but he is a trustee in many other
organizations like the Lurie’s Children’s Hospital of Chicago,The Steppenwolf Theatre. Eric Lefkofsky”s philanthropic endeavors reach to wide domains, He even has started a foundation with his wife. It is called the Lefkofsky Family Foundation.
This foundation has under its umbrella many businesses and schools .Under Education the schools that are under this part of the umbrella ,each has a different thing that they bring to the table to enhance a child’ Another facet under this umbrella is human rights. It incorporates such companies as The Human Rights Watch and The Jewish United Fund . Both have human rights in their scope of
The world is a better place for having Eric Lefkofsky in it because he uses his entrepreneurial skills to make a better world. And his later skills have proven to benefit mankind in the best possible way. He founded a company which is working diligently to help rid the world of cancer.
They are doing this by testing patient’s blood and arriving at the conclusion of what genotypes can make a person more prone to getting cancer in their lifetime and what type. Then they place this information on their software and send this information to physicians treating cancer in their patients. Eric Lefkofsky, entrepreneur extraordinaire.