Eric Paul Lefkofsky is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 13 companies, notably: Groupon, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, Inc. and InnerWorkings, Inc. and who has been at the head of 7 different companies. Presently, Mr. Lefkofsky occupies the position of Chairman for Groupon, Inc. (which he founded in 2007), Chief Executive Officer at Tempus Labs, Inc. (which he founded in 2015) and Partner at Lightbank LLC (which he founded in 2010). Eric Paul Lefkofsky is also Co-Chairman at Lefkofsky Family Foundation and Chairman at Steppenwolf Theatre Co. and on the board of 9 other companies.
In the past he held the position of President of bluemedia, Inc. (he founded the company in 1997), President of Starbelly.com, Inc. (he founded the company in 1999), President at Sea Blue Media LLC (he founded the company in 2009), Chief Operating Officer & Director at HA-LO Industries, Inc., Independent Director at Echo Global Logistics, Inc., Director at InnerWorkings, Inc., Director at MediaBank LLC and Director at Mediaocean LLC.
Eric Paul Lefkofsky received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a graduate degree from The University of Michigan Law School.