Eric Lefkofsky: The Business Of DNA

The three famous letters DNA are an abbreviation for Deoxyribonucleic acid. Everything that a person physically is can be traced back to the best genetic coding of their DNA. It’s truly amazing that something we will never see with the naked eye is directly responsible for our entire physical being. With the changing of our genetic structure over thousands of years, humanity has changed mostly for the better. Unfortunately, there are still ailments that exist in the blueprint of the human genome. Geneticists toil endless hours to understand and correct these ailments. It’s difficult work and organizations like Tempus require the greatest of minds to achieve this goal.

Tempus is a company at the forefront of incredible genomic technology. Tempus is currently developing an operating system that will acquire, file and accurately access genomic data. By having massive amount of genomic data filed away, physicians will be able to more accurately treat their patients by having an understanding of their illness at a genetic level. This understanding comes from a blend of both molecular and clinical data to better personalize patient treatments.

Tempus was co-founded by entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky, who is also known as the CEO of Groupon, an e-commerce marketplace. As the co-founder and CEO of Tempus, Lefkofsky guides the vision of the company while providing the proper choices to keep the company financially afloat. As a founder and CEO of multiple companies such as the aforementioned Groupon, the supply chain management company Echo Global Logistics, marketing company Inner Workings, advertising and software company Mediaocean, the data analytics company Uptake, and a venture capital firm Lightbank, Eric Lefkofsky is more than qualified at the helm of Tempus.Revolutionary work is being done at Tempus to provide doctors with a better means to serve their patients. With each day humanity’s genetic future looks even brighter.