Eric Pulier is a renowned American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. The founder of several companies has an excellent record of success. In his career, Eric has supported many startup companies.
As a young kid, Eric Pulier amazed his teachers and parents with his outstanding computer skills. By the time he was in the fourth grade, Eric had become a master in programming. He started working on how to commercialize his skills. When he was in high school, Eric founded his first company. His database company did well, but was soon closed when the young entrepreneur went to pursue his studies at the prestigious Harvard University.
While at the university, Eric decided to start working on a new and challenging field. He began writing columns for The Harvard Crimson, the university’s daily newspaper. Eric’s excellence and amazing mastery of the English language saw the newspaper appoint him to serve as its editor. He served in the position until he graduated from the university. In addition, Pulier pursued some courses at MIT.
Following his graduation, Pulier returned to entrepreneurship. In the last 27 years, he has founded many companies, including People Doing Things (PDT), media Platform, Desktone, SOA Software, and US Interactive. Although he has sold most of these companies, he continues to be involved in growing start-ups as a venture capitalist. Over the years, he has invested over $100 million in these firms. Eric has also worked with several venture capital companies to help him achieve this goal. Some of them are Trident Capital, eCompanies, and Monitor Venture.
The philanthropist is the brain behind Starbright World. This platform enables children suffering from chronic diseases to interact with other kids having similar conditions. Eric sits on the board of the Painted Turtle. This entity organizes camps for children having chronic illness.
Eric Pulier has written several articles, including Understanding Enterprise SOA. The 280-page book seeks to help beginners to understand the field of SOA. He co-authored the book with Hugh Taylor. Moreover, Eric has been heavily involved in offering entrepreneurial advice to the public through the Daniel Budzinski Podcast. Eric continues to use technology to devise various solutions that seek to enhance the lives of the underprivileged members of the society.