Learning about Eric Pulier

Becoming a business entrepreneur and author is all a matter of using the skills learned from past experiences and business schools. Eric Pulier is just one example of the many people who take part in entrepreneurship.

 

Eric Pulier was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey and got his first start in working with technology when he was simply programming computers while in elementary school and then started his own database company by the time he was in high school. After high school, he went on to attend Harvard University in 1984, studying English and American Literature while also taking classes in computer science and environmental studies. He graduated from Harvard in 1988 with a bachelor’s and was awarded the Magna Cum Laude award.

 

Upon graduating from Harvard, Pulier then moved across the country to Los Angeles in 1991, and put his degrees to use by forming the first of many companies in his long line of work, called People Doing Things (PDT). PDT was one such company that addressed issues such as health care, education, economics and other issues by using the latest in technology. Over time he found himself creating and founding several other companies, such as Digital Evolution in 1994, US Interactive Inc in 1998, Akana in 2001, Media Platform, Inc in 2007, and most recently FLF in 2015.

 

Along with being a founder of several media and technological groups, Eric Pulier has also shown his hand by working as a philanthropist. For instance, he is a well-known donor to several different non-profit groups, one of them being the Campaign for Free College Tuition. This is an organization founded by a former advisor to Vice President Al Gore and aims to have free college enrollment available for all Americans. Before that he was also one of the people who created a multimedia educational program for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, in order to teach them about multiple sclerosis. It allowed for people to have a hands-on and complex experience in learning about their condition.

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