Eric Pulier is an American businessman, author and philanthropist who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Eric Pulier grew up in New Jersey and began programming computers in the fourth grade. As a high schooler he started a computer company. In 1984 he graduated from Harvard with a degree in English and American Literature.
From there he moved to Las Angeles in 1991 and founded People Doing Things, a company that stresses the importance things like education and health care by utilizing technology. A few years later he lead the effort to create Starbright World, a social network that allows chronically ill children to chat with and meet other people/children that are in similar situations as themselves. In 1997 Pulier was selected to to execute the Presidential Technology Exhibition in Washington DC. Following that he was a member in Al Gore’s healthcare and technology forum. He advised on healthcare and technology initiatives.
On top of all his work in the buisness world he is also a frequent donor to many chariaties and non profits and sits on the boards of both X-Prize Foundation and The Painted Turtle. X- Prize Foundation holds competitions to solve the greatest problems and challenges that humans face. The Painted Turtle is a camp for chronically ill childen.
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