Entrepeneur, Author, Philanthropist and More – Eric Pulier Excells in Many Ventures
Eric Pulier has a diverse resume which includes working as a published author and columnist, technologist, public speaker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. His involvement in media and technology include furnishing seed money for numerous start-ups which have since flourished. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised through the efforts of Mr. Pulier for many of the over 15 companies he has founded or co-founded.
Mr. EricPulier began showing a talent for technology at a young age while still only in the fourth grade, when he embarked on the practice of computer programing. As a student at Teaneck High School in Teaneck, New Jersey, Mr. Pulier started a computer database company before graduating in 1984. His higher education was gained at prestigious Harvard University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1988 with a BA.
Of the writings of Mr. Pulier in publication, ‘Understanding Enterprise SOA’, written along with Hugh Taylor as co-author in 2005, discusses technology and business interest and how to combine the two. Also published is Mr. Pulier’s ‘The Enterprise Industrial Complex’, published in Forbes Magazine in 2012, which instructs companies on how to endure a decline in the global economic market.
Mr. Pulier’s accomplishments also include the creation and management of the “Bridge to the 21st Century” event hosted on the Washington D.C. Mall and commemorated Bill Clinton and Al Gore’s second inauguration. The affair was attended by thousands of visitors including many government representatives. The event was held over several days and featured exhibits which displayed how technology will affect our future in many aspects of our daily lives. Additionally, Pulier put together a live-feed to the event from the Space Shuttle, where participants were able to interact with the astronauts on board the shuttle.
Mr. Pulier is also an active philanthropist having created several charities such as an educational program for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. He has also donated to organizations including the ACE Foundation, the “Campaign for Free College Tuition, the Painted Turtle camp for chronically ill children and other not-for-profit groups advocating the availability of clean drinking water. When he’s not starting or funding start-up businesses, or raising funds for charity, Mr. Pulier spends his down time with his four children in Los Angeles, CA where they reside.