Technology has virtually changed every aspect of life. While many entrepreneurs in tech purpose to utilize technology for personal gain, Eric Pulier is using it for the greater good. Pulier is an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and a published author based in Los Angeles, California. Since he graduated from Harvard in 1998, Pulier has been an active member of the society seeking innovative technological solutions to common problems.
Pulier has co-founded and founded several companies. Three years after he graduated, Pulier relocated to Los Angeles where he started his first company, People Doing Things. The company sought to provide innovative technological solutions to healthcare and education sectors. Three years later, he came up with Digital Digital Evolution, a company which later merged with US Interactive LLC a few years later. Some of the venture-backed companies that he founded or co-founded include SOA Software, MediaPlatformm, Deskton, and US Media Interactive LLC. Pulier’s business acumen enabled him to raise funds running into hundreds of millions for his companies. His unrelenting effort in the tech world has attracted the attention of many people and organizations as well. For instance, he is often invited to give his insight in different technological forums and conferences. Also, he appeared among VAR Business’ 30 e-visionaries.
Presently, Pulier holds different esteemed positions in various organizations. He is the executive director of the Enterprise Leadership Council. Also, Pulier sits on the board of the XPrize Foundation and Painted Turtle. He is the managing partner of FLF, a company he founded in 2015. He is the CEO of ServiceMesh, a company he helped start. Pulier is scaling the heights of the tech world with constant inventions in the field of cloud computing; consequently, he has been awarded many patents.
As a father of four, Pulier understands the value of children, and he strives to make life fun especially for diseased kids. In 1995, he worked with likeminded individuals to develop an online platform that allowed children with chronic diseases to interact. Also, as one of the directors of Painted Turtle (a charitable organization), he oversees the organization of an annual summer camp for children who have chronic illnesses; the camp is held in Hughes, California. What’s more, Pulier created a game, Starlight World, for kids with diabetes to understand more about their condition.
Since his days on campus, Pulier had a passion for writing. He regularly contributed to the Harvard Crimson. Presently, he is credited for co-authoring “Understanding Enterprise SOA.” One of his articles, The Enterprise Industrial Complex,” appeared in the Forbes Magazine.