With a net worth of over $1.97 billion, Eric Lefkofsky is one of the richest men in Detroit, Michigan and a notable name in the United States of America. He is currently married to Elizabeth Lefkofsky, and he acts as the current chief executive officer if the Tempus foundation. Eric Lefkofsky is as a result of the mentorship and education he received as a young man. He learned the virtue of hard work from his father who was a structural engineer and his mother who was a school teacher. Eric Lefkofsky hails from a family of scholars as his siblings are very learned.
Born 47 years ago in Southfield Michigan, Lefkofsky attended the University of Michigan for his higher education and graduated with a degree in Juris Doctor. Eric Lefkofsky acquired his high school education from Southfield Lathrup High School in Michigan. When it comes to community welfare, Eric Lefkofsky together with his wife are the people behind Lefkofsky Foundation, and they focus on many issues such as scientific research, education, and children welfare. As a community leader, Eric sits on the board of many institutions such as the Chicago Children’s Memorial Hospital as well as the Art Institute of Chicago.
Eric Lefkofsky developed interests in investing at an early age when still in school. Eric Lefkofsky acquired money from a relative to start his first venture. Since then, he has gone on to establish many businesses and ventures such as Innerworkings, a venture he established in the year 2001 and Echo Global Logistics. Other businesses under his name include MediaBank Technologies, New Enterprise Associates as well as Mediaocean. ThePoint.com and Groupon are other ventures under his name. Lefkofsky at Facebook .
In an effort to find a cure for cancer, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded a company called Tempus in the year 2016. This company has dedicated its resources and time to developing an operating system that will help deal with this deadly disease. Finally, Eric Lefkofsky is the chief executive officer of an analytic company called Uptake LLC.