Eric Pulier is well-known for his leadership and his success as an entrepreneur both in government and enterprise technology. He founded or co-founded the best-known venture capital groups that have financed many companies. Eric Pulier is also a technologist, public speaker, columnist, philanthropist, and founders of over fifteen companies. Some of the companies include Digital Evolution, Media Platform, US Interactive, ServiceMesh, and Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council. He is an investor in various seed level startups in technology and media with his venture capital firms such as eCompanies, Trident Capital, and Monitor Ventures.
Mr. Pulier is a family person with four children, and they all live in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Teaneck High School in 1984 and later graduated his BA in Harvard University 1988. Mr. Purier studied Computer Science, English, English Literature, and Visual & Environmental Studies in his collegiate career. During his time at Harvard, he was able to write a weekly column referred to as PulierLeg.
In the government, Pulier was selected to build and run the “Bridge to the 21st Century” for Bill Clinton and Al Gore during the 2nd inauguration. He was the man behind the live-feed from the Space Shuttle and real-time interactions with shuttle astronauts. Mr. Pulier was also involved with Al Gore’s team participating in healthcare & technology committees.
Apart from business, Mr. Purier is a kind and caring man who gives back to the society. He is active in charity especially in endeavors that use technology to solve society problems to the economically disadvantage people in the community in the U.S. and around the world. In 2010, he was the top-billed honoree at the US Doctors for Africa event in New York City. At the event, he was honored for funding technical innovation to the health care needs in Africa.
Mr. Purier is the founding donor of the ACE Foundation, an organization dedicated to reshaping how software can be used to solve significant challenges in the society. ACE Foundation is currently developing various projects that include micro-transaction system to help in distribution of clean drinking water and creation of HIPPA compliant data management infrastructure.
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