Eric Pulier is an American entrepreneur. He has authored several books and also dedicated his life to active philanthropy. He has invested heavily in government and enterprise technology. He was raised in New Jersey. His career as a programmer started in his childhood years. At fourth grade, he had already begun programming. He started a computer database company while still in high school. At Harvard University, he studied English and literature. While at Harvard, he took classes at MIT furthering his knowledge in programming and technology. His education from Harvard made him an author while the classes at MIT gave him a base for his technology foundations.
In 1991, he founded People Doing Things (PDT). The Company sought to address issues relating to health care and education through the use of technology. By 1994, he founded Interactive Agency Digital Evolution. In 1998, the company formed a merger with the US Interactive LLC. Pulier was in charge of building a network that sought to bring together children with chronic illness. The platform allowed the children to chat, blog, and exchange views on experiences they had undergone through.
Eric Pulier breakthrough came in 1997. The president and his inaugural committee tasked him with building and execution of the Presidential Technology Exhibition held in Washington D.C. His input to the Vice-Presidents health care and technology forum was also requested. Pulier has started and runs several successful ventures. As a matter of fact, he has founded over 15 companies. He sold the latest at 350 million dollars. He has also ventured into the nightclub industry and owns a restaurant in Santa Monica. Today, he serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Service Mesh. He has also helped companies deliver IT services from internal providers. By providing its services internally, companies have been able to cut down on costs and increase productivity.
Pulier is also associated with a lot of philanthropic activities. He has made donations to many non-profit organizations. He is a board member in a camp for kids with chronic illness (The Painted Turtle). He is on the board at X-Prize Foundation. His efforts have also been felt and appreciated by the Clinton global foundation.