Eric Pulier is a published author and Entrepreneur with over 15 companies to his name. He is also a public speaker, a columnist, and a philanthropist. Pulier has a history of transforming small businesses into multi-million dollar ventures and has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for his companies and the ones he cofounded with other partners.
Some of the firms he founded include Digital Evolution, Media Platform, US Interactive, Desktone, Akana, TM Forum and ServiceMesh.
Mr. Pulier has also invested in a number of charitable organizations and venture capital funds. They include Trident Capital, Monitor Ventures, and e-Companies. The father of four serves on the board directors of The Painted Turtle, which is a summer camp organization for children suffering chronic illness. He is also a member of the Innovation Board for the XPRIZE Foundation
Eric Pulier’s Education
Mr. Pulier attended Teaneck High School and graduated in 1984 before joining the Harvard University for his BA. Degree in 1988. He studied Visual and Environmental Studies, American Literature, Computer Science, and English. During his days in college, he authored pulierLeg, a weekly column for the Harvard Crimson weekly magazine.
Mr. Pulier was picked to organize the “Bridge to the 21st Century” for Al Gore and Bill Clinton that commemorated their 2nd inauguration. The event that ran for several days was held at the Mall in Washington, DC and attended by several thousands of people. The members of the Congress, US Supreme Court, and the Senate also attended.
Eric Pulier’s Philanthropy
Mr. Pulier is an active philanthropist and a financial donor to many charitable organizations including the XPRIZE Foundation. XPRIZE is a non-profit entity involved in the design and management of public competitions meant to encourage the development of technology-based ideas that help humanity.
Mr. Pulier is also the founding donor of ACE Foundation, an organization that focuses on reshaping how the methodologies of developing software to solve the humanity’s challenges. The organization is working on several projects simultaneously including micro-transaction systems for distribution of clean water. The Ace Foundation has also made a partnership with HeroX to fund contests on technological developments that can solve the global humanitarian challenges.
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