Eric Pulier is a Los Angeles based entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author. He is known for founding People Doing Things, Digital Evolution, US Interactive Inc, and Starbright World. He also founded a database computer company while in Teaneck High School. Pulier is the current Chief Executive Officer at Stemulis. He is also associated with Xprize, ServiceMesh Inc, Desktone Inc, and Enterprise Cloud leadership Council in the past.
Pulier was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey. His love for technology was vivid as early as fourth grade. He enrolled for programming classes and was able to master the art before joining Teaneck High School. While at the high school, he founded his first company. The company specialized in database management. He graduated from the school in 1984 and joined the prestigious Harvard University. His determination to learn most things in a very short time saw him enroll for classes at MIT during the same period. He has degrees in computer Science, English & American Literature, and Visual & Environmental Studies. While a student at Harvard, he worked for The Harvard Crimson as an editor and a columnist. He graduated in 1988.
After a few years out of the entrepreneurship world, Pulier made a return by founding People Doing Things. The company was founded in 1991 in Los Angeles. Through the company, Pulier wanted to solve society problems such as education and healthcare using technology. Pulier continued to expand his business presence by founding Digital Evolution in 1994. In 1998, Pulier’s Digital Evolution merged with US Interactive LLC.
In January 2001, he founded SOA Software and served as both the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of the company. The firm has since changed its name to Akana. He co-founded Media Platform Inc and ServiceMesh Inc in Jan 2007 and Jan 2008 respectively. He also founded Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council where he serves as a board member. He is also the CEO at Stemulis.
Eric Pulier has two publications. His first publication, Understanding SOA, was co-authored with Hugh Taylor. The book was published in 2005. In 2012, Pulier published The Enterprise Industrial Complex.
Eric Pulier has been involved in many philanthropic endeavors. He is responsible for the establishment of a private social network called Starbright World. The network is used by chronically ill children to interact with other children with similar conditions. This helps them to share ideas and make friends. Pulier is also associated with X-Prize Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, and The Painted Turtle.