Eric Pulier is your typical proof that entrepreneurs are born. Since when at his fourth grade, Pulier had already taken into creating solutions. He started a database company in high school and has not looked back since then. He is currently the Chairman and CEO at ServiceMesh. His LinkedIn profile summarizes him as an entrepreneur, writer, public speaker, philanthropist and founder of technology companies.
Pulier started his studies at Harvard University in 1984 where he majored in English and American literature. This gave him a scratch in journalism whereby he had a stint as an editor, writing a column for The Harvard Crimson. More to this, Pulier took classes at MIT where he graduated with great honor in 1988.
In 1991, Eric Pulier moved to Los Angeles where and out of his concern for social wellbeing, he founded People Doing Things (PDT). PDT looked to address education, health care as well as a host of other issues through the use of technology. He also had a hand in building Starbright World which served to connect chronically ill children in one safe online community that enhanced chatting, blogging and posting content as well as meeting others sharing similar experiences.
Companies that Pulier has founded and co-founded have managed to attract the attention and eventual financing of the best-known venture capital groups in the world. Some of these include Desktone (virtual desktops), US Interactive, Media Platform and SOA Software.
Among his many accolades, Pulier has been named one of 30 e-Visionaries by VAR Business. He is also a member of Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative, an initiative that convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.
Pulier is known to be a popular public speaker who speaks at premier technology conferences around the globe.