Getting to know Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier is an author, philanthropist and entrepreneur. He has also founded over fifteen companies and raised hundreds of millions of dollars for ventures he took part in. He has been known to also do public speaking and has written as a columnist.

While attending Harvard University, Eric studied English & American Literature, Visual & Environmental studies. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1988. After school he founded People Doing Things (PDT), a company that addresses health issues through the use of technology. Soon thereafter he founded the interactive agency Digital Revolution. He also brought together Starbright World, a private network for chronically sick children where they can congregate together and share their experiences.

In 1998, Eric Pulier was chosen to build and run “The Bridge to the 21st Century” for Bill Clinton & Al Gore. The exhibition took place in Washington DC and was attended by thousands of people including members of congress and the senate. Pulier was featured on many news stations describing the event as well as providing a walk through of the exhibit. The purpose of the bridge was to showcase how technology will help us run the world in the not too distant future. One of the main events was a feed from the space station. Vice President Al Gore also interviewed him afterward. As a result of this, Mr. Pulier was asked to join the CTM (Center for Telecommunications Management)board. He served on the board for several years.

Eric is also known to have created one of the first multimedia programs to spread the awareness of Multiple Sclerosis. He even created a laser device to assist those who did not have sufficient motor skills. In addition, he is a board member of the Painted Turtle, a camp for children with life threatening illnesses.

Lastly he has also authored Understanding Enterprise SOA, a book on service oriented architecture.

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