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Groupon co-founder takes on major Chicago theatre role

Oct 20, 2016 - Chicago Business Journal
Board and Executive Moves

Eric Lefkofsky is moving up in Chicago's theater world.

The co-founder of Chicago-based online deals company Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) and a co-founder and managing director of Lightbank, a venture fund focused on disruptive technologies, has been named chairman of the board of directors of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Co., long considered one of city's most prominent theatrical institutions and among the most cutting-edge theater companies in the world.

Lefkofsky had been a board memb...