Eric Lefkofsky

Chicago entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky is the founder and Special Advisor of Lightbank. Eric is also the co-founder and CEO of Groupon (GRPN). Eric founded several other technology companies, including InnerWorkings (INWK), a global provider of managed print and promotional solutions; Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) a technology-enabled transportation and logistics outsourcing firm; and MediaOcean, a leading provider of integrated media procurement technology. Eric serves on the board of directors at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Science and Industry, World Business Chicago, and is a Trustee of Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He is also an Adjunct Professor of University of Chicago Booth School of Business and author of the book Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation.