According to the research of National Cancer Institute, in the year 2014, almost 14.5 million people who are U. S. citizen have cancer, and it is expected to increase its statistic when the 2024 hits and by the year 2024 it is expected to grow by 19 million.
This is where companies like Tempus needed. It is the most sought leading precision medicine that could help and aid cancer patients. It is a technology company that built an operating system to fight cancers. They have an operating system that provides and administer molecular arrangement that analyzes and examine a significant amount of molecular data and when checking the patient’s clinical information after comparing it, makes it easy for the physician to have a better understanding what type of cancer each patient has. For the result, it is easier for the doctors to give more precise care and give the proper medication that works better for the patient and which is not. It also assists the physician to choose the better treatment and medical care.
Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of Tempus. He is an American entrepreneur born in Michigan on September 02, of 1969. He got his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993.
Eric Lefkofsky helps many foundations as he is an avid and loyal philanthropist. He founded and established the Lefkofsky family foundation in 2006 with the help of his wife. The foundation’s purpose is to give more credit to education, to initiate fundamental human rights, medicine, arts, culture.
In 2013, Eric Lefkofsky and his wife who are both humanitarian decided to share half of their wealth to the Giving Pledge foundation. He is also the co-founder of Lightbank, the co-founder and chairman of Groupon, the co-founder of Uptake technologies, Mediaocean, Echo Global Logistic and Innerworkings. He is also the Board of Trustees’ Chairman of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Currently, he got a professorship at the University of Chicago’ Booth School of Business. He is also the author of Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation
In February 2017, Eric Lefkofsky has a net worth of 2.2 billion dollars.