Eric Pulier earned his degree in English and American Literature at Havard University. Eric was a self taught computer programmer during his childhood since the fourth grade. He started with his database company when he was a teenager and moved on to many other technology related ventures such as Desktone, Media Platform, and Akana. Not only has Eric Pulier had a successful entrepreneurial life, but he is also a philanthropist. He has donated generous amounts of money to various charitable organizations and now he is a part of the innovation board for the X-Prize Foundation. He is also involved with the Starbright World social media network and the Painted Turtle summer camp. see: http://rentimental.com/is-technologist-eric-pulier-all-hype-or-is-he-the-real-deal/
The X-Prize Foundation organizes competitions for coming up with ideas to help solve humanitarian concerns. Some of their ongoing campaigns involve solving women’s safety, creating the abundance of clean drinking water, increasing adult literacy and reducing carbon emissions.
The Painted Turtle summer camp is a camp specifically for disabled children between the ages of 7 and 16. The camp includes many outdoor activities that are medically supervised such as obstacle courses and horseback riding. The Painted Turtle camp is currently located in Lake Hughes, CA. The Camp was founded in 2004 by Page Adler and Paul Newman. Pulier currently serves as the Vice President and General Manager of the camp.
Pulier is a friend of both Bill Clinton and Al Gore and has collaborated with many of their projects. In 1997, PresidentClinton selected him to run the Bridge To The 21st Century project in the Presidential Technology Exhibition. Pulier is still an active partner with the Clinton Foundation.