Erick Lefkofsky, CEO Tempus Spearheads For The Use Of Technology In Health

Erick Lefkofsky is an American entrepreneur from Detroit, Michigan, USA. In 1987 he attended Southfield- Lathrup high school. Later in 1991, Erick Lefkofsky graduated with honors from Michigan University. He then continued to upgrade his education at the Michigan Law School and in 1993 he got his Juris Doctor.


Erick Lefkofsky is the co-founder and CEO of Tempus, a Chicago based company. The technology enabled company focuses on collecting and analyzing clinical and molecular data. He is a founding partner of Echo Global Logistics, a freight logistics company. He also co-founded MediaBank, a company that provided technology for media buyers. The company later merged with Donovan Data System to become the current Mediaocean. Also, he is the chairman and co-founder of Groupon, a universal e-commerce business enterprise. The company provides its services by connecting its customers to local traders. Mr. Lefkofsky is a founding partner of Innerworkings and Uptake Technologies.

About Tempus labs

This is a mobile app designed to allow physician access to the patient’s medical history. The doctors across the nation have assessed the app and have appreciated its role. Doctors access genetic, molecular and clinical information at the point of care. It is also designed to help medical practitioners make profound medical decisions.

Tempus received funding for the app from critical investors. Tempus plans to use the fund to further its operations. They plan to use it in to try new therapies for instance in neurology and cardiovascular disease. The app is available in App Store and Google Play.

Supporting the Community

In 2006 he founded the Lefkofsky Foundation, family-owned charitable organization. The foundation focuses impact the lives of people in the community. It helps the less privileged to have access to quality education. It also champions for the rights of girls, women and the impoverished communities. The foundation also supports and encourages medical researches that are innovative. It also strives to develop cultural initiatives.

He is a board member of the Children Memorial Hospital in Chicago and the Arts Insititute of Chicago. He is also one of the boards of directors of the Museum of Science and Industry.