Eric Pulier is a Harvard Graduate. He has made significant contributions to different sectors of the economy. Eric is an entrepreneur, published author, technologist, columnist, philanthropist, and public speaker. He was raised in New Jersey. Eric developed an interest in programming computers at a young age. While still in high school, Pulier created his first company that specialized in database. At the University, he focused on English and American Literature. In addition, Pulier published articles on The Harvard Crimson where he also served as an editor. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams in 1991.
In his long and successful career, Pulier has accomplished great feats. He is the founder of several firms, including US Interactive, Akana, ServiceMesh, Digital Evolution, Desktone, and Media Platform. He is also the proprietor of the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council that amalgamated into TM Forum. In addition, Pulier has raised millions of dollars for these enterprises. Pulier has also made huge investments in several venture capital funds including, eCompanies, Trident Capital, and Monitor Ventures.
To date, XPrize is one of his most exceptional startups. This initiative includes multiple competitions and prizes for individuals who are willing to come up with innovative ideas that will actualize their dreams. Over the years, the program has helped many people to accomplish their dreams.
Pulier has also donated huge sums of money to various community-based initiatives. He is a board member of the Painted Turtle. Paul Newman and Lou Adler own this entity. This summer camp seeks to provide children diagnosed with chronic illnesses with an opportunity to have fun and interact with other children. He also assists children that have special needs via the Starbright World. He contributes money and his tech skills to develop a secure social media platform for the children. His efforts enable children to relate with other children having similar sicknesses. In the 1990s, Pulier worked closely with President Bill Clinton to improve the lives of disadvantaged communities.
Eric Pulier was involved in designing the Bridge to the 21 Century. The multi-day event was attended different people to commemorate the 2nd inauguration of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Eric has two publications, which are The Enterprise Industrial Complex and Understanding Enterprise SOA.