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The Philanthropy And Career Of Entrepreneur Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and attended Teaneck High School graduating in 1984. He then attended Harvard University and graduated in 1988 as Magna Cum Laude. Over the years he has developed into an entrepreneur. He is also an author, philanthropist, and public speaker on range of issues. His specialty is in the technology industry where he has founded a number of companies.

Based in Los Angeles, Eric Pulier first moved to this city in 1991. The first company he founded in his professional career was People Doing Things. This business was involved primarily in education and health care but also addressed other issues that he sought to improve through the use of technology. The next company he founded, in 1994, was Digital Evolution which was an interactive agency. Through a merger in 1998 he was then involved with the new company, US Interactive LLC.

While at US Interactive, Eric Pulier focused on Starbright World. This was a social network that was privacy oriented. It allowed children with life threatening conditions an avenue to discuss their disease and other issues with those going through similar circumstances. His success at this endeavor led to him being named to both create and follow through on the Presidential Technology Exhibition in 1997. This initiative, called “The Bridge to the 21st Century”, sought to increase the pace and scope of technological innovation. He was also selected by Vice President Al Gore to take a part in his technology and health care forum. He also was an advisor on other initiatives in both of these industries to learn more about us: click here.

Following these career events, Eric Pulier founded a number of other companies. Among these is Media Platform, Akana, and Desktone. He has also spent the time to work as a writer and published a book called, “Understanding Enterprise SOA” which helps readers understand the field of service oriented architecture about which he has become an expert.

Outside of his work Eric Pulier is a dedicated philanthropist. Among his activities is having a seat on the X-Prize Foundation’s innovation board. This foundation’s challenge to its participants is figuring out ways to address mankind’s greatest challenges.