Eric Pulier is a vibrant technology guru, published author, columnist, public speaker, and a philanthropist. Pulier hails from a humble background in Teaneck, New Jersey. His love for technology was evident as he developed a database computer company when in the 4th grade. Pulier went on to graduate with a degree in American Literature and English from Havard University. While at Harvard, Pulier was a contributor and editor of the school’s Newspaper, Harvard Crimson.
Pulier has pioneered various technology-based ventures and startups for more than twenty years. In 1998, he co-founded Desktone and Interactive video Technology (IVT). He is also the co-founder and chairman of US Interactive Inc. Pulier also serves as the executive chairman at SOA Software Inc. He is also the director and co-founder of Service Mesh Inc., Rich Media Presentation, among many other companies.
Pulier is known for the innovative SOA software program known as AKANA. Pulier developed the SOA program to offer extensive SOA solutions. He later sold the company at a good profit. He is also the founder of Xprize Foundation, where both teens and adults are rewarded for pushing their limits and achieving extraordinary goals.
In 1997, Pulier was chosen to build an innovative technology-based exhibition at the presidential inauguration. The technology dubbed “bridge to the 21st century” was attended by thousands of people and viewed by millions across the globe. The exhibition illustrated how technology could be implemented and add benefit in areas such as healthcare, education, entertainment, government, and family.
During the event, Pulier managed to showcase a real-time interaction with astronauts from a space shuttle. Following the success of the event, Pulier worked closely with the vice president concerning technological issues, healthcare issues, and Family Reunion Conference.
Eric Pulier is well known for his charitable works across various parts of the community. He cooperated closely with former President Bill Clinton to provide affordable solutions for cloud computing in the inner cities. Pulier also pioneered low-cost multimedia platforms to be used at home. His most exciting program was for educating patients with sclerosis about their condition. Perhaps, the most notable of Pulier charity causes is the ‘Painted Turtle.’ The foundation is committed to providing memorable camping experiences to children suffering from chronic illness.