The story of Eric Pulier is one of those rare but amazing stories of child prodigies proving themselves early on in life and continuing into adulthood. As early as the 4th grade Pulier began writing his first programs. As his talent he grew he was finally able to start his own database company while still in high school. As you would probably expect, Pulier enrolled at Harvard University and took classes at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology to advance his expertise to the point it lies on today.
As he began his career after graduation Eric Pulier focused on combining innovation with philanthropy to produce technological advances that not only defied the expectations people had for technology but also gave the world what it needs. A great example of Pulier’s work is the groundbreaking Starbright World, the world’s first private social network. Starbright World connected chronically ill children with each other and allowed them to share their experiences with others who would understand. The success of Starbright World attracted the attention of then POTUS Bill Clinton and his Vice President Al Gore. Understanding the potential of his expertise Pulier was tasked with a project for the Presidential Technological Exhibit referred to as “The Bridge Of The 21st Century”.
If there’s one thing that dwarfs Pulier’s amazing talent for software engineering, it’s his commitment to philanthropy that has shown itself throughout his career. He has consistently placed the public good into his pursuits and has done so without any rest or hesitation. Eric Pulier stands as an example of rare but talented individuals making it to the top of their crafts and bettering humanity in the process.
More about Eric: http://ericpulier.com