Eric Lefkofsky is currently the CEO of an organization called Tempus. In addition, Mr. Lefkofsky is also the original founder of Tempus. Shortly after Eric Lefkofsky graduated from college he and an associate started an apparel company. Lefkofsky called his new company Brandon Apparel.
Brandon Apparel had achieved moderate success. However within a year Eric Lefkofsky decided to seek out other business opportunities. Therefore, in late 1999, Eric Lefkofsky started an Internet based company called “Starbelly”. Within 14 months “Starbelly” was sold to a company called Halo Industries.
Within 6 months Eric Lefkofsky became the CEO of Halo Industries. Serving as CEO of Halo Industries gave Lefkofsky valuable experience as well as exposure to the real business world. However, Lefkofsky soon became bored and wanted to see what else the business world had to offer.
In late 2001, Eric Lefkofsky founded a new organization called Innerworkings. Innerworkings provided unique print services for medium sized companies. Innerworkings became quite successful within just a few years. The company received a great deal of recognition and was soon listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Eric Lefkofsky soon held a position on the Board of Directors at Innerworkings. In late 2012, Lefkofsky gave up his seat on the Board of Directors due to conflits with scheduling as well as personal issues.
Eric Lefkofsky founded yet another company called Echo Global Logistics. Echo Global Logistics became so successful that investors seemed to take a great interest in securing shares within the organization. The company became a publicly traded organization.
In 2006, Lefkofsky founded MediaBank. MediaBank is essentially a technology based media company. The company provides clients with a variety of analysis software solutions including accounting, buying as well as analysis based software.
Within 5 years MediaBank became so successful that New Enterprise Associates made the decision to invest in MediaBank. Following New Enterprise’s decision to invest in MediaBank brought about a merger and in 2012 MediaBank became MediaOcean. In early 2013, MediaOcean had a profit margin of roughly 1.9 billion dollars.
Earlier in his career, Lefkofsky also created a company called The Point.com. Within a year Point.com changed its name to Groupon. Groupon quickly became a success. Investors also became involved with Groupon and decided to invest large sums to help Groupon grow and expand its operations. Battery Ventures was one of the organizations that invested in Groupon Inc.
Lightbank was another company that Eric Lefkofsky founded in 2005. Lefkofsky made plans to expand Lightbank within the Chicago area. His expansion plans turned out to be quite successful.
After 6 years, Lefkofsky became the CEO of Groupon. Groupon was simply another successful business venture made possible through Eric Lefkofsky’s ambitions.
Eric Lefkofsky received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. In addition, he decided to attend University of Michigan Law School to receive his Jurus Doctor. Mr. Lefkofsky graduated from University of Michigan Law School with Honors.
Finally, it seems that Eric Lefkofsky has a magic touch. Nearly every business idea that Lefkofsky comes up with turns out to be an ultimate success. Keep in mind, Lefkofsky is a hard work worker and is exceptionally driven to succeed. Who knows where Lefkofsky’s ambitions will take him in the coming years.