Making a great impact on society, and changing the lives of many is exactly what Eric Lefkofsky has dedicated his time to. As the co- founder and CEO of Tempus, he ensures that patients receive the best care, made possible by high- tech, advanced equipment that is one step closer to unveiling the scientific mysteries of the human body, and treatments of several types of cancer.
Beginning his life in Southfield, Michigan, Eric Lefkofsky successfully graduated from Southfield- Lathrup High School in 1987, soon after, he attended the University of Michigan, which he later enrolled in the University of Michigan Law School. After completing in 1993, he then received his Juris Doctor. Lefkofsky has made many great achievements in his life. Participating in many existing companies and organizations, as well as starting his own independently. Some of which include, serving on the board of directors at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Science and industry. Lefkofsky, along with his wife, Liz, also participated in joining the committee to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to Chicago. In 2006, the pair formed a charitable trust for children, helping to assist in funding several different organizations.
Accelerated Disruption is best explained as a type of business development with the velocity of the next technological advancement, which is constantly changing. Therefore, a certain business has the ability to produce goods or services at a more convenient, and in some cases, cheaper rate to interested customers. One good example of Accelerated Disruption would be any application. Any individual who has access to a computer or smartphone can purchase the application. The key to this is to develop a product or service that would interest, or be needed by a wide variety of people. Lefkofsky’s business traits have many similarities. From creating his own company, or simply being a part of another, some refer to Lefkofsky as a “serial entrepreneur“.
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