Mr . Erick Lefkofsky is the known Chief Executive Officer and also the co-founder of Tempus company. He studied at Southfield-Lathrup High School, The University of Michigan and finally at the University of Michigan Law School. After Erick was done with school, he decided to acquire a company together with a colleague. Erick Lefkofsky is also known to have co-founded several other companies such as InnerWorkings which dealt with procurement issues, Echo Global Logistics company which mostly specialized on the logistics of various freights, Uptake LLC among others.
Erick Lefkofsky also believes in giving back to the society. This is clearly proven by his generous act of forming the Lefkofsky Charitable Foundation. This particular foundation has been of so much help to many needy people and also various organizations. He was also once a tutor at DePaul University where he taught the students about different types of business models which are disruptive in nature. Erick Lefkofsky is also talented author. He authored a book by the title ‘Accelerated Disruption’.
The Tempus Company is a tech firm that gives medics an opportunity to give specialized cancer care to patients through the use of various machines. The idea to start this company struck when Erick took a loved one for cancer treatment. During that time, he realized that the doctors were not using modern technology treatment data. He therefore decided to come up with a company that could provide modern cancer treatment care. He since the worked diligently to ensure that the doctors have sufficient information for treatment. He reveals that he always makes sure that he arrives to work early before his colleagues arrive so that he can have a disruption free environment to focus on some important issues.
Erick Lefkofsky has also developed partnerships with prominent cancer centers. This bold step is advantageous since the centers have sufficient resources to carry out research. Tempus is always interested in collecting data about the cancer patients including their identity, the drugs prescribed to them and their bodies reaction to the drugs. Tempus also handles the structuring of both molecular and also clinical data.
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