Eric Pulier Shares His Technology Expertise with Those Less Fortunate
Eric Pulier is a well-known entrepreneur, and technology expert. He has founded or co-founded fifteen companies over his career. He has a knack for raising capital for the ventures he is involved with, because of his conviction and drive.
Eric started Digital Evolution, US Interactive, Media Platform, Akana, Desktone, ServiceMesh and others. He has invested in Trident Capital and Monitor Ventures. He was chosen to construct the “Bridge to the 21st Century,” for Bill Clinton and Al Gore’s second inauguration. Pulier showcased effect of new technologies on our lives in the very near future. He showed how healthcare would be effected, the environment, education and more. He included in his exhibit live-coverage of the space station, where astronauts were able to communicate in real-time. Eric later was asked to join the board of USC’s Telecommunications Management Team. To learn more: http://danielbudzinski.com/podcast/eric-pulier/ click here.
Pulier graduated from Teaneck High School. He went on to Harvard where he received a BA degree. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in 1988. He studied Computer Science, English and American Literature.
Eric is very active in philanthropy, especially using knowledge of technology to solve problems for those in need. He has done a lot of work for children with chronic illnesses. He started a multimedia program to teach people suffering from Multiple Sclerosis about their condition. He developed peripheral beam device for those without the motor control to use a keyboard, so they could use computers.
He is currently working with The Ace Foundation, to help distribute clean drinking water to areas in need. Eric is a donor to the “Campaign for Free College Tuition” initiative. He donates money to XPRIZE, a non-profit that runs competitions for technology development.
Pulier is a member of the board of the Painted Turtle, an organization founded by Paul Newman and Lou Adler. It is a summer camp for children facing life threatening and chronic illnesses. Eric lives in Los Angeles with his four children.