Lefkofsky previously invested in and co-founded the company that became Groupon.
Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, and his wife Liz have donated $1 million to the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago to help further the study of oncology treatment. As part of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation established in 2006, the Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Innovation Research Fund will provide financial resources to support new medical analysis in the field of cancer.
Mr. Lefkofsky is a co-founder of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. and served on its board of directors from February 2005 to December 2012. Mr. Lefkofsky is a co-founder of InnerWorkings, Inc. and served on its board of directors from August 2008 to October 2012. In 2008 he co-founded Lightbank LLC, a private investment firm specializing in information technology companies, and served as a manager until February 2017. In April 2006, Mr. Lefkofsky co-founded MediaBank, LLC (now known as Mediaocean LLC), and has served as a director or manager since that time. Mr. Lefkofsky is also a co-founder of Uptake, a predictive analytics platform.
Mr. Lefkofsky serves on the board of directors of Children's Memorial Hospital, the board of trustees of the Steppenwolf Theatre, the board of trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago and the board of trustees of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Mr. Lefkofsky also serves on the board of directors of World Business Chicago. Mr. Lefkofsky is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Most recently he sold 1,500,000 units of GRPN stock worth $4,170,000 on 11 December 2019.
Eric and Liz Lefkofsky Donate $1 Million to Lurie Cancer Center for Oncology Research: Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University : Feinberg School of Medicine: Northwestern University
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