Eric Pulier is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and author raised in Teaneck, Jersey but based in Los Angeles California.
His career began as a programmer while still in fourth grade, establishing a programming company immediately he joined high school. He was enrolled at Harvard University in 1984 where he pursued American and English Literature. At Harvard, he became an editor, writing a popular column article ‘The Harvard Crimson’, a review that prompted his recognition. He later graduated from the school in 1988.
Pulier resettled in Los Angeles in 1990 establishing a company, People Doing Things that focused on developing technology solutions for education, healthcare and other issues. 3 years later, he founded another interactive company, Digital Evolution that was later acquired by U.S Interactive LLC in the year 2000. Eric Pulier continued to pursue his entrepreneurial goal by supporting the creation of a social media site where chronically ailing children could have fun by chatting, blogging and posting content and meeting new friends who shared similar experiences.
In 2000, Eric Pulier was appointed by the President Inaugural committee to create and execute the most popular Presidential Exhibition at DC, codenamed, ‘The Bridge to the 21st Century’. This made him very popular and was invited to participate in the then Vice-President’s healthcare and technology forum to advice people on healthcare and technology projects.
Pulier has worked for several others companies including Media Platform, Desktone and Akana among others.
Politically, Eric Pulier is strong supporter of political causes. He is a participant and supporter of the democrats with his latest political initiative being Clinton Global Initiative.
Eric Pulier believes in giving back to the society. He has funded several non-profit making organizations and foundations among them, the X-Prize Foundation, a foundation that manages competition aimed at encouraging technological advancement that would benefit human. He is also a member of the Painted Turtle Foundation, a non-profit organization that create camps for kids with serious illnesses.
He is also an author who contributed in the writing of a note book ‘Understanding Enterprise SOA’ that teaches about service-oriented architecture.