Erik Lefkofsky’s Data Driven Businesses Are Having Real Impacts
The American Entrepreneur born in Detroit, MI and co-founder of Tempus, has just began a joint effort with University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center. Tempus is a technology company that empowers physicians by personalizing cancer care. The role Tempus will play with University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center will be to provide information and analytics for ovarian and triple negative breast cancer patients giving the center actionable data in regards to patterns as the operating system learns more and more.
The tech company has developed an operating system which aims to personalize cancer care. Using data analytics and it’s machine learning platform, Tempus is working with physicians giving them information and potentially new insight to battle the disease. Check also lefkofsky.com.
Erik Lefkofsky and his wife Elizabeth Lefkofsky are the founders of the charitable trust The Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which aims to “advance high-impact programs, initiatives and research that enhance the quality of human life in the communities we serve”. With Tempus and The Lefkofsky Family Foundation, it is definitely apparent that Erik Lefkofsky has a passion when it comes to enhancing the quality of human life and this shows in his work. Hop over to crunchbase.com to read related articles.
Erik Lefkofsky has also co-founded data analytics company Uptake, LLC with Brad Keywell which is a predictive analytics SaaS platform provider based in Chicago, Illinois. If one things for certain, Erik knows that data is valuable and he has co-founded businesses that prove this fact. One company Erik has founded, UpTake, partners with established companies in construction, mining, and aviation and then creates systems that collect data and help customers analyze and understand it.
Midwest company Caterpillar, partnered with UpTake in 2015 to analyze systems on its locomotives and then move on to construction equipment. What initially attracted Caterpillar to UpTake was Caterpillars desire to have access to data about it’s machinery faster than its existing capabilities at the time. UpTake’s goal is to add intelligence based value to every machine in these industries, making the relationship between the two companies a match made in heaven.
From healthcare to construction equipment and machinery, data is becoming increasingly important in regards to the efficiency, reaction time, and overall success of the company initiatives.
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