Eric Lefkofsky is an entrepreneur that was born on September 2nd, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan. Although he is involved in a variety of different business ventures his current occupation is the chairman of Groupon as well as the co-founder and CEO of Tempus. He grew up in Michigan where he attended school and eventually went on to graduate college.
Growing up in Southfield, Michigan, Lefkofsky went to the local schools. He attended the Southfield-Lathrup high school where he graduated in 1987. After graduating high school he then continued his education at the University of Michigan.The University of Michigan is a great University located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was first founded back in 1817 and currently has thousands and thousands of students. Eric Lefkofsky graduated with honors in 1991.Upon graduating from the University of Michigan in 1991 Eric Lefkofsky then went on to continue his education at the University of Michigan law school. The University of Michigan law school is the public law school of the University of Michigan and is also located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was first established back in 1859 and currently has many students from all over the world. Eric Lefkofsky graduated from the University of Michigan law school in 1993 after receiving his Juris doctor.
After graduating from the University of Michigan law school Eric Lefkofsky went on to work for many different companies. Not only is he the co-founder and chairman of Groupon as well as the co-founder and CEO of Tempus but he is also the co-founder and CEO of many other companies.Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of Echo Global Logistics. Echo Global Logistics provides technology-enabled transportation. They were first founded in 2005 and are currently headquartered out of Chicago, Illinois.
Lefkofsky is also the co-founder of Mediaocean. Mediaocean was first founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York City, New York. It is an advertising service and software company.Eric Lefkofsky is also the co-founder of Innerworkings. Innerworkingsis a marketing firm that serves Fortune 500 brands. They are headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and currently serves customers from all over the world. It was founded in 2001 and went public in 2006.These are just a few of the many different business ventures that Erik Lefkofsky has co-founded or been involved in. He is also heavily involved in charity and even has his own trust named The Lefkofsky Foundation.