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The Illustrative Career of Eric Pulier10.05.16

Eric is a renowned public speaker and entrepreneur. Over the years, he has been heavily involved in founding more than 15 companies. The published author and technologist has raised capital for the ventures that he is associated with. Some of the enterprises that he has cofounded, funded or founded are Akana, Digital Evolution, the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council, Media Platform, ServiceMesh and Desktone.
Pulier has also invested in different venture capital funds such as Monitor Ventures, eCompanies and Trident Capital. As an investor, he has interests in the technology and media industries. The philanthropist pursued his high school studies at Teaneck. Later, he was admitted to Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While in campus, he zeroed in on visual and environmental, English and American literature and computer science studies. The columnist is known for authoring PulierLeg, which was one of the weekly columns for the Harvard Crimson.

Eric was the brain behind the “Bridge to the 21st Century.” It was designed to commemorate Bill Clinton and Al Gore’s 2nd inauguration. Many people, including the U.S. Supreme Court as well as members of the senate and congress, attended the event. Almost all the news stations in the United States covered the multi-day event. Eric divided the exhibits into different categories, including education, government, healthcare, space exploration, community, environment and entertainment. He personally raised funds for the event through personal and corporate donations. In addition, Eric shipped in technology and equipment, set up and administered the entire event.
The philanthropist has been actively involved in various community services. He has used technology to provide solutions to various intractable problems, especially in the economically disadvantaged communities. In 2010, Eric was honored for his efforts in enhancing technical innovation to the various health care concerns in Africa. Over the years, he has been actively involved in the activities of the Clinton Global Initiative. Under this program, he has provided cloud-computing resources to underprivileged communities at low cost. Eric is associated with ACE Foundation. This 501C3 organization has dedicated it’s time to relook at how software is built and used to address grand challenges faced by humans. He sits on the Painted Turtle’s board. Eric is a father of four children.

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