Eric Pulier is not only known as an American entrepreneur but also as one of the most successful leaders in government and enterprise technology. Pulier grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and began showing interest in technology at a young age. He was programming computers in elementary school and launched his first computer company while still in high school. In 1984, Pulier started studying at Harvard University. As an English and American literature major, he wrote a column and was an editor for The Harvard Crimson. Pulier graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in 1988.
In 1991, Eric Pulier moved to Los Angeles, California and began People Doing Things (PDT) to use technology as a means to bring focus to education and healthcare. He was a leader in the creation of Starbright World, a social media network for terminally ill and hospitalized children. Starbright World gave children and teenagers suffering from various illnesses a platform to communicate and share their experiences with those in a similar situation. In 1997, Pulier was selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to create “The Bridge to the 21st Century”, a Presidential Technology Exhibition. After completing the exhibition, Pulier continued to serve on the Clinton’s healthcare and technology forum and is a current participant of the Clinton Global Initiative.
Pulier is best-known for founding and co-founding various rich media, virutual desktop, and service oriented infrastructure companies including: MediaPlatform, US Interactive, Desktone, and SOA Software. He serves as the Executive Director of the Enterprise Leadership Council and was named one of 30 e-Visionaries by VAR Business.