Eric Lefkofsky is the founder and co-founder of many technology and investment based start-ups, the most famous of which is Groupon. He presently serves as the Chairman of Groupon, which helps the merchants to market their products and services to the customers at discounted prices.Customers are always looking for discounts, but previously there were no platforms where the customers can find all the attractive deals offered by different merchants at one place. However, Groupon made it possible. Today, it is a publicly listed company with the market valuation of over $2.2 Billion, and the company continues to grow rapidly under the strategic guidance and leadership of Eric Lefkofsky.
Eric Lefkofsky is also the founder of the tech startup named Tempus Inc, which is pioneering data aggregation and accumulation in the field of cancer research. Tempus Inc collects medical, molecular, clinical, therapeutic, and patient outcome data from various medical facilities and provides it to the physicians and oncologists. It also helps in finding a connection between the genomic data of the patient with how a particular drug would react to it.It would assist the physicians to provide personalized cancer therapies based on the results available from the prior treatments, and hence, would be more efficient. It is a very simple and straightforward approach that hasn’t been tried before. Collecting such data manually would take several months, but with the help of technology and services offered by Tempus Inc, it would become much easier for the physicians to get the data and information they need to diagnose cancer patients efficiently.
Recently, Eric Lefkofsky also released a book he wrote by the name of Accelerated Disruption. It talks about how the companies in various sectors should continue to innovate their industry regularly to avoid getting overshadowed or overwhelmed by the start-ups and new enterprises that are coming up these days.Using technology and innovation in a combined manner to continue to provide better products and services is the key to staying ahead in the time to come as various start-ups are approaching every industry with a different take altogether that is taking the older companies by surprise. Read full article : Click Here.