Cofounder and Chairman, Groupon; Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth
Lefkofsky is currently president of Blue Media, LLC, a Chicago-based private equity and consulting firm focused on applied technology. He is a founder and director of several firms, including InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), a global provider of managed print and promotional solutions; Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a technology-enabled transportation and logistics outsourcing firm; MediaBank, LLC, a leading provider of integrated media procurement technology; and Groupon.com, Inc., an online collective buying website.
Lefkofsky serves on the board of directors of Children's Memorial Hospital and the board of trustees of the Steppenwolf Theatre, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. He is the author of Accelerated Disruption and a guest professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School.
Lefkofsky will be participating in the keynote panel, Economics of Social Media, during this year's Management Conference.