Eric Pulier is a highly successful software developer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and writer. Mr. Pulier’s background includes going to Harvard University where he studied literature. At the same time, Eric Pulier attended computer science and programming courses at the nearby Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus.
Pulier is originally from Teaneck, New Jersey and grew up there. One of his impressive accomplishments include developing a basic database design company while still a high school student. He had begun programming computers since elementary school and showed a real genius for computers and software at an early age.
While at Harvard University, Eric Pulier wrote for the college’s school newspaper called the Harvard Crimson. You can still find some of Pulier’s works from college at Harvard by checking out his writer’s profile at the university. Pulier was known to have written about topics that remain relevant even today such as stigmas associated with Harvard and the threat of terrorism which was largely ignored at the time but has since grown exponentially. See: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/eric-pulier
One of the non-profits that Eric Pulier has created is XPRIZE. This is a non-profit that supports innovation and new ideas by giving prizes to inventors and entrepreneurs that help solve a major problem in the world today. The idea behind XPRIZE is to motivate people to solve a problem, come up with a way to improve lives or make a difference in the world through invention, innovation or creativity. Not only does XPRIZE award prizes for ideas that change the world, it helps them out with funding and then growing into a real business that can reach millions of people. You can read more about XPRIZE and the work Eric Pulier does through XPRIZE by checking out the organization’s official web page.
Another charitable venture that Eric Pulier is involved with is the Painted Turtle. This is a summer camp program for kids that have severe illnesses. Eric Pulier donates both time and money to the cause. Using his software and computer skills, Eric Pulier created a special communication platform for ill kids that he called the Starbright World. This lets chronically ill children meet and communicate with other children who are also suffering from chronic illnesses. The goal of the Starbright World is to let these kids know that they are not alone in their suffering and that there are others like them who they can reach out to and talk with.