Raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, Eric Pulier always had a passion for technological advancement. He started programming computers at a tender age when he was still in the fourth grade and after that starting a database company when in high school. Since 1991, Eric has been solving issues including healthcare and education through the use of technology. He went on to graduate with a Magna Cum Claude in B.A from Harvard University in 1988. Years later, he is now an entrepreneur, columnist, technologist, published author, philanthropist, public speaker and founder of over fifteen companies. Today he is amongst the leading and most successful entrepreneurs in both government and enterprise technology.
Eric Pulier has funded, founded or co-founded many ventures some of which include; Digital Evolution, US Interactive, Media Platform, Akana, Desktone, Service Mesh, and the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council, which merged into TM Forum. He has also invested in charitable organizations and venture capital funds which include Trident Capital, eCompanies, and Monitor Ventures. He stays in Los Angeles, California where he acts as a present father to four children while working on the board of a summer camp for children with lasting diseases known as The Painted Turtle and the innovation board of the XPRIZE Foundation.
Pulier has also been involved in many philanthropic works in the community, the greatest being using technology to solve hard to deal with hardships in economically disadvantaged communities or physically disadvantaged children in the U.S.A and around the globe. Notably, in his early years, he created one of the first multimedia educational programs about Multiple Sclerosis disease to teach patients concerning their condition. He also created a peripheral beam device that users without sufficient motor control for keyboard use could use to answer questions and comprehend the system.
Eric Pulier has also achieved notable achievements during his life. This involves been chosen to build and run the “Bridge to the 21 st century “for Bill Clinton and Al Gore to mark their second inauguration. The multi-day event which took Place in Washington DC was a huge success and was widely attended even by Bill Clinton himself. He has also been the top-billed honoree at the US Doctors for Africa benefit event in New York City where he was commended for his work in bringing technical innovation to the health care needs in Africa.