February 5, 2017

An Overview of Eric Pulier and His Accomplishments

Eric Pulier was raised in New Jersey and started programming computers by the time he was in fourth grade. He attended Harvard from 1984 to 1988 with a major in American and English literature. He graduated as magna cum laude. While attending Harvard, he wrote and edited a column for The Harvard Crimson.

Eric Pulier has formed multiple companies, starting with People Doing Things, a company created for helping solve issues of health care and education using technology. He also led the effort to create a social network for chronically ill children, called Starbright World. Mr. Pulier has also founded or confounded MediaPlatform, Desktone, SOA Software, US Interactive and many more.

Mr. Pulier is big on philanthropy and helping people create successful businesses. He was featured in a podcast called The Dreamcast, discussing the topic of “Giving Back & Persisting Towards Your Future.” He is part of the board for the XPrize foundation and for a camp called The Painted Turtle, which is a camp for children with chronic illnesses. Xprize encourages the world’s best minds to solve problems such as stopping Lyme Disease and ending adult illiteracy.

He has also played a part in government before. Eric was chosen to build and run the “Bridge to the 21st Century,” celebrating Bill Clinton and Al Gore’s second inauguration. He showed multiple exhibits theorizing what our world will be like soon because of technology, and showed a live video feed talking to the astronauts that were currently on the space shuttle.

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