The name Eric Pulier is associated with different titles from entrepreneur, technologist, philanthropist, speaker, writer, columnist to founder of more than ten firms. Some of the ventures founded by entrepreneur include US Interactive, Akana, Digital Evolution, ServiceMesh, Media Platform, Desktone and Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council. Eric has also invested in charitable and VC organizations like Monitor Ventures, Trident Capital and eCompanies. He is an active investor, especially those specializing in technology media industries.
Eric Pulier the Philanthropist
Eric Pulier is an active supporter of various philanthropic causes, particularly those relying on tech solutions to address issues afflicting economically disadvantaged societies and physically challenged kids in the United States and other parts of the world. Early in his career, Eric developed a program to educate patients living with Multiple Sclerosis. In 2010, Mr. Pulier was honored for his role of implementing technological innovation to the healthcare industry in some parts of Africa. Additionally, Eric served on Board of Clinton Global Initiative, where he ensured inexpensive cloud computing solutions are provided to under-served population.
Eric Pulier is also recognized as a founding partner of ACE Foundation, which is involved in the restructuring the development and application of software to address grand issues facing humanity. The foundation has successfully implemented systems to facilitate distribution of clean and safe drinking water as well as development of HIPPA infrastructure. ACE Foundation was also involved in a deal with HeroX to sponsor technology competitions that can provide solutions to global humanitarian challenges. XPRIZE Foundation is another charitable organization funded by Eric Pulier. The foundation is responsible for organizing public contests intended to encourage development of tech solutions that can benefit humanity.
Eric Pulier’s Education History
Mr. Pulier attended Teaneck High School, where he graduated in 1984. He advanced his studies at Harvard University and earned his BA in 1988. Eric also studied Computer Science, English & American Literature, Visual & Environmental Studies. He was the author of a column appearing on Harvard Crimson Weekly titled PulierLeg. Eric Pulier is a resident of Los Angeles, CA, where he lives with his four kids.