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A little more empathy

06 January 2017 | Blog & News

The other morning I was listening to “Hurt” by Christina Aguilera. It’s a song about a daughter who loses her father and never got a chance to tell him how much he meant to her …

The COSMOS Connection

14 December 2016 | Blog & News

We live in a complex world.   Technology is all around us, industries are evolving faster than ever, and the pace of innovation is almost daunting. It feels a bit like Ferris Bueller’s classic line “life …

An operating system for cancer

14 November 2016 | Blog & News

By Richard Sallari, Kevin White & Eric Lefkofsky Introduction Since the initial draft of the human genome was released in 2000, we have collected an unprecedented amount of genomic data as a community. Comprehensive views …

Do we have the technology to cure pancreatic cancer?

01 November 2016 | Blog & News

By Eric Lefkofsky, Co-Founder and CEO @TempusLabs and Kevin White, President @TempusLabs This year roughly 50,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States. With the beginning of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, …

A unifying platform

20 October 2016 | Blog & News

This past year, President Obama and Vice President Biden brought new energy to our country’s efforts to end cancer as we know it with the Cancer Moonshot initiative. The goal of Moonshot is admirable – …

It’s about time…

29 September 2016 | Blog & News

Roughly 15 years ago, scientists first mapped the human genome, leading many to believe that this would usher in a new age of personalized therapies to treat cancer and many other diseases. However, despite tremendous …

Lefkofsky startup takes on cancer

29 September 2016 | Blog & News

Published in Crain’s Chicago Business, September 29, 2016 – On a shelf behind Eric Lefkofsky’s desk are bound copies of the closing documents of the three companies he’s taken public, Groupon, InnerWorkings and Echo Global Logistics. …

Tight spaces

08 August 2016 | Blog & News

Years ago when I was speaking at an engagement, someone asked me how to create good culture, and I responded without hesitation: “you can’t create good culture, but you can create the right environment by …

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“I have had the good fortune during my career to work with many business visionaries, and Eric Lefkofsky stands apart for his grasp of technology-enabled innovation and his insights into industry dynamics -- all of which are captured in Accelerated Disruption. This is essential reading for anyone looking to energize, and ultimately to transform, their business.”

John R. Walter, Retired Chairman, President and CEO, RR Donnelley & Sons Company; Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, AT&T