Eric Pulier is a renowned technologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist who has also authored books and articles on entrepreneurship and the impact of technology to business. He is a public speaker and the founder of more than fifteen companies. During the course of his career, Eric Pulier has raised millions from his ventures. Some of the ventures he founded and co-founded include, Akana, Media Platform, ServiceMesh and US Interactive. Through these venture capitals, Eric has supported young entrepreneurs, who had great ideas but lacked the skills and finances to steer their businesses towards growth.
In 1984, Eric Pulier graduated from Teaneck High School and proceeded to the Harvard University, where he took American Literature and English. Before he joined high school, Eric had a lot of passion for computing and he spent a lot of his time researching and reading about computers and technology. This passion did not depart him even after joining high school and his research led him to founding his first company, a database company, while in high school.
Apart from pursuing a degree at the Harvard University, Eric Pulier also enrolled for Computer Science at the MIT College. This would allow him to further pursue his passion in technology and computing and he would come up with great ideas to steer his future ventures. While at the Harvard, Eric Pulier was given a column in the Harvard Crimson Weekly, a weekly magazine by the college. On his column, he addressed issues like technology and the place of technology in entrepreneurship. He graduated from both universities in 1988 magna cum laude and focused on building his career to a higher level.
After years working on personal projects, Eric Pulier was invited to head the Technology Exhibition in 1997 that would feature in the second inauguration of Bush and Al Gore. During this event, he arranged the issues to be addressed into sections, each tackling a distinct problem and towards the end of the presentation, he included a live streaming session to the space shuttle, which allowed the audience to interact with the astronauts, marking the peak of the event.