Eric Lefkofsky is an entrepreneur that was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1969. He grew up in Southfield, Michigan and was the son of a structural engineer as well as a school teacher. He currently is the co founder and CEO of many different companies and is also involved in many different philanthropic Endeavors. Below are just some of Eric Lefkofsky most notable positions and some of his top philanthropic endeavors.
Co Founder And Chairman Of Groupon
One of Lefkofsky’s most notable jobs to date is being the co founder and chairman of the very popular website Groupon. Groupon is an e-commerce website that was founded in November of 2008. It is currently one of the most popular websites in the world and boasts millions and millions of subscribers. Groupon is available in more than 28 countries and is one of Eric Lefkofsky’s biggest accomplishments.
Co Founder Of Echo Global Logistics
Lefkofsky is also the co founder of Echo Global Logistics which is a logistics company that was founded in 2005. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and employees many people from all walks of life.
CEO And Co Founder of Tempus
Tempus is a unique company that is headquartered out of Chicago, Illinois. Tempus has built a system that helps physicians and caretakers to analyze data and treat patients more effectively. Using technology and genetic coding doctors are able to provide better care for cancer stricken patients.
These are just a few of the many different business endeavors that Eric Lefkofsky has been a part of. He is also the co founder of Mediaocean as well as Uptake. Aside from his many different business endeavors Eric Lefkofsky is also known for his many philanthropic endeavors.
Back in 2006 Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Elizabeth formed their own charitable trust named The Lefkofsky Foundation. To date The Lefkofsky Foundation has helped fund over 50 different charitable organizations all around the world. They are committed to bettering the health, education and well-being of children and individuals all over the world.
In 2013 Eric Lefkofsky and his wife also joined The Giving Pledge. The Giving Pledge is a great organization that is run by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The goal of the organization is to help inspire the wealthiest people in the world to donate their money to different charities.
These are just a few of the many different philanthropic endeavors that Eric Lefkofsky has been involved in. He is constantly working to find new and innovative ways to help individuals all over the world and his Twitter.
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