Liz and Eric Lefkofsky

Lefkofsky
  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 12/10/2013 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $1.4 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #1275
  • Industry: Internet consumer services
  • Born: Liz Lefkofsky - Information not available
    Eric Lefkofsky - 1969
  • Residence: Glencoe, IL

Liz Lefkofsky, founder and director of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, has long been involved with nonprofit organizations in the Chicago, IL, region. Eric Lefkofsky is CEO and co-founder of Groupon, the largest "deal-of-the-day" consumer web site as well as several technology-focused business-logistics firms. His venture capital firm Lightbank invests in disruptive technologies. An adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, he is the author of "Accelerated Disruption" (2007) a book addressing the effect of technological innovation on business.

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We recognize that perhaps our greatest accomplishment--with the exception of the kids we raise-- will not come from businesses we've started, but from the help we provide to people and causes around the world.

Liz and Eric Lefkofsky

Giving Interests

Arts; Civil / Human Rights; Education; Illinois; Medical Research