The story behind Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier is an ambitious man who gets things done. Raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, Eric started to program computers since the fourth grade and by high school, he had created a computer database computer company. In 1984 he went on to study at Harvard University where he majored in English and American Literature. He became editor and wrote a column for The Harvard Crimson, took classes at MIT and in 1988 andgraduated Magna cum laude.

He has become known as an entrepreneur, columnist, technologist, philanthropist, published author, public speaker and founder of over fifteen companies. Pulier has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for his founded and co-founded ventures. He’s currently on the board for The Painted Turtle, a summer camp for children with chronic illnesses.

In 1991, Eric Pulier moved to Los Angeles and founded People Doing Things or PDT, a company that is utilizing technology to address health care, education and many other issues. He founded Digital Evolution in 1994 and had a large part in building Starbright World, a private social network where seriously ill children can converse with others who find themselves in similar situations. In 1997 The Presidential Inaugural Committee selected him to take lead of The Presidential Technology Exhibition in Washington, D.C. which is also known as “The Bridge to the 21st Century.” Pulier participated in and was also adviser to former Vice President Al Gore’s healthcare and technology forum. He is also a strong supporter of the Clinton Global Initiative.

Eric Pulier is the founder of many ventures including Desktone, Media Platform, Akana, as well as countless others. He co-authored Understanding Enterprise SOA, an informative book on service-oriented architecture. He has even found the time to start a family and is a father to four children. He currently lives in Los Angles and continues to spread his knowledge and compassion for others.