Chairman at Groupon
Eric Lefkofsky is a co-founder of the Company, served as the Company’s Executive Chairman from its inception through August 5, 2013, served in the Office of the Chief Executive from February 28, 2013 until August 5, 2013, served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from August 5, 2013 until November 3, 2015, and has served as Chairman since November 3, 2015. Mr. Lefkofsky is a co-founder of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a technology-enabled transportation and logistics outsourcing firm, and served on its board of directors from February 2005 to December 2012. Mr. Lefkofsky is a co-founder of InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), a global provider of managed print and promotional solutions, and served on its board of directors from August 2008 to October 2012. Mr. Lefkofsky is also co-founder and CEO at Tempus, a technology company that has built an operating system to battle cancer. In 2008, Mr. Lefkofsky 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), a provider of integrated media procurement technology, 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. Mr. Lefkofsky brings to the Board an in- depth knowledge and understanding of the Company’s business and operations, as one of its founders and former Chief Executive Officer, as well as expertise gained through his experience as an entrepreneur and innovator in the technology industry.