Eric Pulier is a young American entrepreneur, philanthropist and author based out of Los Angeles, California. Pulier specializes in computer software programming and has launched several successful technology ventures.
He began programming as early as the fourth grade and even launched his first computer business as a freshman in high school. He was later selected to attend Harvard University where he studied English and wrote a column and served as editor for the Harvard Crimson Weekly. While at Harvard, he also participated in course work at MIT and eventually graduated magna cum laude in 1988.
Six years after Harvard Pulier moved to Los Angeles and founded his first tech company, People Doing Things(PDT). This business launch was the first of a successful line of technology-based ventures including Digital Evolution, Akana, Desktone, and US Interactive.
Eric Pulier also regularly contributes capital to other technology start-ups. One of his most notable and honorable contributions is to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Pulier donated capital to fund the research and design of an application that allows terminally ill children to communicate with other children going through a similar experience.
Pulier is also an active philanthropist. He is involved with many non-profit organizations including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Clinton Global Initiative. He also makes financial contributions to the ACE Foundation and XPRIZE Foundation and volunteers his time on the Board of Directors for XPRIZE Foundation. All of his philanthropic efforts focus on the use of technology in making the world a better place.
In addition to his business success, Pulier is also a published author. He published his first book in 2005 and was later a guest author in the prestigious Forbes Magazine.
The well-rounded business executive has successfully used his passion and knowledge to drive projects that ultimately make the world a better place for mankind.