Eric Pulier is a man of many titles. He is an entrepreneur, public speaker, technologist, published author as well as a philanthropist. He has founded over fifteen companies to date. Eric Pulier is a Harvard graduate who grabbed life by the horns and took off. The things he has accomplished in his life are nothing short of amazing and inspiring. Eric was born and raised in New Jersey. It was recognized early on in Eric’s life that he was what some may call a genius. In the fourth grade, he began programming computers. By the time he made it to high school Eric Pulier had started a database computer company. He went to Harvard immediately after graduating from high school, where he majored in English and American literature. He then became the editor of the school’s daily newspaper The Havard Crimson. Eric Pulier graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in 1988.
From there is where his success began. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1991 to pursue his dreams. While there, he founded People Doing Things, which is a company that addresses healthcare and education with the use of technology. In 1997, Pulier was selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to create The Technology Exhibition called “The Bridge of the 21st Century”. He later participated in Vice President Al Gore’s healthcare and technology initiatives. Later, he founded the SOA software program and gathered other SOA vendors throughout the years. He sold the company in 2016 to Rogue Wave Software after it had already become extremely powerful in SOA solutions.
Aside from Eric Pulier’s many successes, he’s taken the time to help others. Pulier has invested in many venture capital funds. He is often partnering with charitable organizations. He is a donor for several non-profit organizations and sits on the innovation board of the X-Prize Foundation. No matter what end of the spectrum he is on, he is always building and inspiring.