Eric Lefkofsky – Contributing in the Field of Cancer Research through his Tech Startup Tempus

Eric Lefkofsky is the founder of the world famous technology startup Groupon that went on to become a multi-billion dollar enterprise and is today worth at more than $2 Billion. It is an online platform that helps the customers to connect with the merchants offering attractive discounts and deals. Groupon has helped many businesses increase their turnover and reach out to their clients more efficiently. It helps companies with marketing their products and services at a much faster pace, and also helps with providing customers with promotional deals at a much more rapidly pace. It is a high-performance platform that is mutually beneficial for the customers as well as the companies.

Eric Lefkofsky has started many other companies, which includes Uptake Technologies, Lightbank Investments, Echo Global Logistics, and Tempus Inc. Tempus is a business that he started recently with the aim to integrate advanced technology in the field of cancer research. Eric Lefkofsky through life experiences came to the realization that the area of cancer research can develop and grow at a much faster pace if the data and information of various cases can be accumulated together.It is what Tempus does today. It gathers the clinical as well as patient outcome data from over 6,000 medical facilities and hospitals and makes it available to the physicians and research scholars so that the field of cancer research can progress smoothly by using the data active in their research. It helps the doctors to offer a highly personalized and focused treatment to the patients after understanding from the past cases, whether a particular treatment would be effective for them or not. Tempus also takes into account the genomic data, which helps in getting the accuracy needed in the cancer therapies.

Eric Lefkofsky is also the author of one of the most famous books named Accelerated Disruption. The book talks about how the new start-ups are making decades-old companies look like a newcomer overnight. Accelerated Disruption helps the companies to integrate the much-needed change to adapt to the modern business environment and use technology as a tool to innovate and advance in any given industry, and retaining the competitive advantage over the new start-ups.

 

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