Eric Lefkofsky

Entrepreneur + Billionaire + Philanthropist
Born Sep 13, 1969

Eric Paul Lefkofsky is a U.S. -born entrepreneur. He is co-founder of LightBank; founder & director of InnerWorkings, Inc. , Echo Global Logistics, Inc. , Mediaocean and Groupon, Inc. In March 2011, Forbes named him one of 2011's new billionaires.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on September 2, 1969.


1987 17 Years Old After graduating from Southfield-Lathrup High School in 1987, Lefkofsky attended the University of Michigan and graduated with honors in 1991.


1993 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He continued on at University of Michigan Law School to receive his Juris Doctor in 1993.
1999 29 Years Old In 1999, Lefkofsky and Keywell created an early Internet company called Starbelly that specialized in promotional products. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old After Starbelly, Lefkofsky, co-founded InnerWorkings in the fall of 2001. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old In February 2005, Lefkofsky and Keywell created a freight logistics company called Echo Global Logistics. … Read More
2006 36 Years Old In June 2006, Lefkofsky and Keywell founded MediaBank, a media-buying technology company. … Read More
2007 37 Years Old In January 2007, Lefkofsky co-founded and provided $1,000,000 in funding for, an online collective action website started by Andrew Mason. … Read More


2013 43 Years Old In August 2013, Lefkofsky became CEO of Groupon.
2014 44 Years Old In July 2014, Lefkofsky co-founded Uptake, LLC, an analytics company.
2015 45 Years Old In November 2015, Lefkofsky stepped down as CEO of Groupon, resuming his role as Chairman. … Read More
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