With nearly 40% of U.S. adults facing a cancer diagnosis, everyone knows someone who once fought against cancer. In a study conducted in 2014, approximately 14.5 million cancer patients in the U.S. The figure is expected to hit 19 million by 2024. Nonetheless, advances being made by technology companies such as Tempus will help combat this terrible disease. Established by Eric Lefkofsky, Tempus leads in the provision of data-enabled precision medicine.
The mission of Tempus is to transform cancer treatment. Eric Lefkofsky has created a platform that allows the analysis of patients’ molecular and clinical data. With data-enabled treatment, Eric Lefkofsky believes that technology will allow doctors to administer effective treatment to cancer patients. Technology will help them determine which procedures and drugs best suit a patient. Since data-enabled precision medicine is continually updated, doctors can make informed decisions regarding cancer treatment. As more data is compared and analyzed, Tempus hopes to unlock secrets about combating cancer.
Eric Lefkofsky’s journey to co-founding Tempus has not been easy. A native of Southfield, Michigan, Eric Lefkofsky was born in 1969. At age 50, Lefkofsky has made significant accomplishments than most people will in their future. He graduated in 1991 with highest honors from the University of Michigan. Two years later, he entered the University of Michigan Law School where he graduated with a Juris Doctor. Irrespective of his impressive educational attainments, Erick Lefkofsky didn’t go into law. Instead, he entered the tech industry and quickly emerged as a global tech entrepreneur.
While he was born in Michigan, Eric has spent much of his adult life in Chicago. Here is where the headquarters of Tempus are located and Eric spends much of his time in Chicago area. Eric Lefkofsky currently serves on the boards of the Art Institute of Chicago and Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He also serves as Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Eric Lefkofsky started his teaching career at Northwestern University and DePaul University. He currently works at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business as an adjunct professor.
Mr. Mathew Autterson is a famous businessman from Colorado. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry of financial services. Mathew attended Michigan State University, from where he graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Finance. Mathew Autterson is also an alumnus of Denver Universiy, from where he received his degree in Tax Program. After finishing his studies, Mathew Atterson started his career at FTC (First Trust Corporation), a subsidiary company of Fiserv. He left First Trust in 1982 and joined a small team of professionals who were involved in the charter of a new Colorado State Trust Company. The firm was a subsidiary of the Integrated Resources Incorporation, which is based in New York. Currently, Mr. Mathew works as the PWA (Principal Wealth Advisor) of Win Wealth Management where his responsibility is to help clients realize their financial objectives. He also worked with prominent organizations such as Royal Alliance and American Express.
It is because of his hard work that made him become the President of RTC (Resources Trust Company) in 1986. However, Resources Trust Company was acquired in 1989 by Broad Incorporation, which later became Sun America Inc. Sun America was also bought by AIG in 1998 for a value equivalent to $18 billion. Before its acquisition, Resources Trust was one of the largest chartered depository companies in the United States of America. Under the leadership of Mr. Mathew Autterson, RTC provided custodial and depository services to over 200000 clients. Some of the clients were brought to the company by registered and independent financial advisors. During this period, Resources Trust held over $20 billion in the form of custodial assets, $1.0 billion cash deposit, and 700 employees.
As an investment manager, Mathew Autterson is always involved with various investors such as insurance firms, companies, private investors, educational organizations, and charities. Most of his services include plan implementation, analysis of financial statement, monitoring of the existing investments, stock selection, and assets allocation. Mathew is committed to providing excellent services to his clients. Apart from being a businessman, Mr. Mathew Autterson is also involved in active philanthropic activities. His interest in charitable activities was witnessed by the enormous contributions he has made to Denver Hospice Foundation.