A respected business man and entrepreneur, Eric Lefkofsky has made a major impact on the business world while also making a big name for himself during his career. He is responsible for founding Tempus, a technology company where he is also the CEO. Lefkofsy has had his hand in several businesses and has showcased his ability to start and build a businesses.
Lefkofsky is Michigan native. During his youth he watch both of his parents work extremely hard. His mom Sandy, was a school teacher and his dad Bill, worked as a structural engineer. They modeled for him the value of hard work and determination. Lefkofsky would follow their lead by attending the University of Michigan where he earned a degree with honors in 1991. Just two years later he would earn arhighlyespectedJuris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.
Soon after earning his degree Eric Lefkofsky entered into life as a businessman. He started this experiment by collaborating with a long time friend Brad Keywell. With little money to start, the duo borrowed money to start their first company Brandon Apparel, a Wisconsin based apparel company. These two entrepreneurs would have great success with their company. Soon they would start a variety of other move on to businesses including Echo Global, Mediabank and Starbelly. In 1999, it was the Internet companycalled Starbelly that started their experimenting. This tech based comapny specialized in promotional products. Soon after Starbelly, Lefkofsky, co-founded InnerWorkings, a company that provided print procurement services.
Just years later Lefkofsky would start his most successful business yet. He would provided more than one million dollars in funding for the website website ThePoint.com. This little known site would soon change he world. It is known today by the more familiar Groupon.com. The site would have massive success even fielding offers of several billion dollars from the likes of google.
Eric Lefkofsky had produced an impressive resume over the years. He clearly understands what it takes to have success in business. With his experience and strong determination, he is sure to be around for many more years to come.
About Eric Lefkofsky: www.tempus.com/about-us/