Meet Eric Pulier: The Maverick Tech Investor Who Keeps on Giving

To date, Eric Pulier has had a hand in the creation of well over 15 successful companies. Those ventures have gone ahead to make millions of dollars in profits and revenues. His resume reads like a fictional novel and here are some of the achievements and accolades, the American investor has earned over the years.

Bridge to the 21st Century
Eric Pulier was personally handpicked by Al Gore (the former US VP) and Bill Clinton (former US President) to chair the organization, Bridge to the 21st Century. The inaugural ceremony was a huge success drawing in thousands of spectators at the venue of the launch, the Mall at Washington DC. The attendees of the fair included high profile government representatives like senators and governors among other prominent personalities.

Live-Feed with Astronauts
The objective of the organization was to show how technology impacts our daily lives and how it will continue to shape civilization in the future. Eric’s primary role was to raise funds needed to inspire entrepreneurs to come up with new thinking on how technology would improve areas like entertainment, healthcare, family, government, environment and even space exploration. One of the main talking points was when Eric and his team succeeded in organizing a live-feed event involving astronauts in space and crew on the ground.

Philanthropic Deeds
Eric Pulier is passionate about empowering disadvantaged people and communities. In a bid to improve the quality of life for kids living with the debilitating medical condition, Multiple Sclerosis, he commissioned the development of an app which helped these children to use computers. Eric is also a top donor to the charity organization, US Doctors for Africa. The front raises money to help battle diseases in Africa.

Affordable Computers
The philanthropist also works with the Clinton Global Initiative to provide affordable cloud-computing services to marginalized communities across the globe. Other noble causes he regularly supports are the ACE Foundation, XPRIZE, Painted Turtle and the Campaign for Free College Tuition organization.

Educational Background
In 1984, Eric Pulier graduated from the Teaneck High School. Then, he got admitted to doing a BA at the prestigious Harvard University. He completed his degree and attained top honors in 1988. The investor is well-versed in English and American Literature. He’s also a trained programmer. Today, Eric lives with his family in L.A, California. He enjoys writing in his spare time and Eric on Facebook.