Cancer has been seen to be the cause of death for many people, and this has forced scientists to try and find a way to curb this disease. For women, breast cancer has affected nearly three-quarter of women in the world. If not attended to, it might lead death or the breast being cut off. With this in mind, Tempus has taken it upon itself to fight this disease at all coast even if it means partnering with other people. Tempus is a startup organization founded by Eric Lefkofsky whose aim is fighting breast cancer. Recently, Tempus decided to partner with doctors from the University of Chicago to try and find a solution to this problem as two hands are better than one. Tempus will be responsible for providing data while the University doctors will provide analysis and sequence of the data provided. Through this, Eric and Tempus hope that a better treatment will be achieved which will improve the patients end results.
Having being born in 1969, Eric has made a name for himself as an entrepreneur who is ready to take risks and very ambitious. He was a student at the University of Michigan where he earned his undergraduate degree before furthering his studies at the University of Michigan Law School to attain his Juris Doctor. He has been involved in founding and co-founding numerous companies such as Echo Global Logistics, Lightbank among others. His success journey was not an icing on the cake as he had to work hard to get to where he is now. His first job was selling carpets when he was still gaining his theoretical knowledge at the University of Michigan. Over the years, Lefkofsky has become good at founding and managing big firms as this is his passion.
Apart from spending most of his time creating new companies, Lefkofsky spares time for his philanthropic work. He is very passionate when it comes to helping the needy, and that is why he joined forces with his wife to open up a charitable trust. The purpose of this trust was to aid support to scientific, charitable and educational programs across the globe majorly focusing on children. He knows that through this charitable trust, he is able to reach to that child who has nobody to help him or her and assist the child.