As an entrepreneur who has had success in the field of technology, publishing, and philanthropy, Eric Pulier constantly strives to make the world a better place. Graduating from Harvard, Pulier has a strong academic background that helps him to succeed in business each year. Right out of the gate after graduation, Pulier jumped into the world of tech startups with his first business, People Doing Things. Since that first company in 1991, Pulier has funded and founded 15 companies in the area of technology.
Pulier has had a passion for philanthropy for quite some time now. Focusing on helping children with special needs, Pulier has brought new opportunities and technologies to underprivileged children all over the world. Pulier has focused on using multimedia to bring those in need closer together. In 1995, Pulier worked with Stephen Spielberg to create the first social networking platform online. The Painted Turtle, a summer camp for children with chronic illnesses, has also been a strong focus on Pulier in his philanthropic efforts.
Pulier is highly involved with the XPrize Foundation. The XPrize Foundation hosts competitions for innovators to create solutions for some of humanities most troublesome issues. This foundation moves forward to help focus on solutions that will help move society forward on some of the more difficult issues the world is facing.
Leaving a positive impact on society is one of Pulier’s main aims. Helping underprivileged individuals with their basic needs and pushing forward with new technologies will continue to be a passion for Pulier in the future.