Eric Pulier started out early in life, with a gift of grasping technology. He graduated from high school in Teaneck, New Jersey. He went on to earn his B.S. in English at Harvard University. He graduated in 1988. In 1991, Eric moved to Los Angeles, where his first venture was People Doing Things, which offered technology solutions to the healthcare and education industries. In 1994, he started Digital Evolution, which was eventually merged with US Interactive.
In 1997, Eric was chosen to build the presidential technology exhibit for Bill Clinton’s second inauguration. The exhibit was called The Bridge to the 21st Century. Eric has founded or co-founded 15 different technology companies over during his career. Companies include SOA Software, MediaPlatform, US Media Interactive and Desktone. Pulier frequently gives speeches and talks about technology and how it can be used to better the world.
Eric Pullier is very active in philanthropy as well, especially in using technology to help those less fortunate. He helped build an educational platform to teach people with Multiple Sclerosis about their illness. He worked with others to develop Starbright World, a program that allows children with chronic illnesses to connect with other children in similar situations, to chat and blog.
He is on the board of directors for XPrize, an organization that holds competitions to encourage innovators to develop solutions to some of life’s problems. He is on the board of Painted Turtle, a charity that provides a summer camp to chronically ill children, in Lake Hughes, Ca. Eric has written many articles on how technology can be used to benefit society.
Eric continues to develop new ideas and new products that expand the field of technology. He also continues to use his knowledge as well as his resources to help others. He lives in Los Angeles with his four children.