Eric Pulier: Businessman Involving Technology

Eric Pulier is an entrepreneur who managed to harness the opportunities of doing a technology based business. His is currently based in Los Angeles, California, looking after his company and at the same time, actively participating in a wide array of philanthropic works. Eric Pulier has a long history of embracing technology. Back in his native town of Teaneck, New Jersey, his fourth grader self has already been working with computers and have learned how to do simple programming. In high school, he started working on more advanced programming tasks, and has seriously perfecting his skills leading to him creating a database computer company. He went to Harvard University where he took up a major in English and American Literature, and was also an editor for the school publication. Sometimes, he goes to the nearby MIT to take extra classes. His hard work paid off when he graduated as magna cum laude in 1988.

Eric Pulier decided to move into Los Angeles, California three years later, and established People Doing Things, or PDT for short – a technology based company which aims to address issues with health and education. In 1994, he founded another technological based company, named Digital Evolution, which is somewhat similar to an interactive agency. Digital Evolution has merged with another technological based company named US Interactive LLC in 1998. Eric Pulier, aside from being a busy person looking after his businesses, never forgets to leave a short amount of time to do his philanthropic deeds. Through his programming skills, he helped create Starbright World, a social network aimed for children with illness and diseases that allows them to communicate with one another. He was also invited to participate in a Presidential Technology Exbihition in Washington D.C., and right after the event concluded, he then visited then Vice President Al Gore’s forum about healthcare and technology.

With his company steadily going upward, Eric Pulier decided to open up new firms, which are primarily technology based – Desktone, Media Platform and Akana being the most popular ones. Aside from his businesses and philanthropic works, he is also fond of writing, evident to it was his role as a co-author in a service oriented architecture book entitled “Understanding Enterprise SOA”.