Eric Pulier: A Genius & A Lot More Than A Jack of All Trades

To say Eric Pulier is one of a kind is an understatement. Eric Pulier is a multi-talented, intellectual innovator who is a published author, a public speaker, a columnist, an entrepreneur, and a generous philanthropist.

 

Early Life’s Journey

 

His career started in childhood. He started programming computers when he was a fourth grade student. And when he graduated from high school in 1984, he already began a database computer organization. He then went and graduated from Harvard University. After graduating, he was The Harvard Crimson’s editor, a daily newspaper for Harvard University. He also wrote for the paper which included insightful literature which are still viewable on his writer profile at Harvard.

 

Other Amazing Achievements

 

In 1991, Pulier moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of his dreams. One of his startups, XPrize, is one of his most revolutionary startups in which includes prizes and competitions for people willing to push themselves to their best potential. He also found the SOA software program in which he succeeded in acquiring several other vendors of SOA throughout the 2000s. And in 2016, the company was sold to Rogue Wave Software.

 

His Philanthropy Work

 

Through all his successes, Eric Pulier still found time in giving back. One of his most noteworthy philanthropy tasks is with the Painted Turtle, a camp for children with chronic illnesses. He was the organization’s vice president of cloud operations. He gave a generous amount of money and time for those children with special medical needs to ensure they have an enjoyable and idyllic summer camp experience. With Starbright World, he also gave tons of time and money in helping children with special medical needs. His time was spent in giving tech skills to work in the construction of a secured and specialized, social media platform for those children. With this innovative tool, the children can meet and interact with others experiencing similar health conditions. He even worked in the 1990s with President Bill Clinton in finding low cost solutions for lower economic communities with cloud computing. He is also considered as a pioneer in home usage, multimedia educational platform development. One notable program of this magnitude includes a program for people with multiple sclerosis concerning many facets of their illness.