Eric Pulier is a technology enthusiast, a successful entrepreneur, and active philanthropist. He is currently the founding director at Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council. He was recently the founding Chairman and CEO of ServiceMesh Inc., an enterprise cloud management company that was bought out by Computer Sciences Corporation in 2013.
He is a passionate public speaker at technology events. Eric Pulier was in charge of the Presidential Technology Exhibition in Washington DC in 1997. The event showcased the role of technology in our future lifestyles and attracted top government brass and mainstream media coverage. As a technology key point, he set up a live interactive stream at the event from a space shuttle.
Eric built his first computer program when in grade four and by high school, had started a database development company. He is credited with building SOA Software, now Akana, through pioneering technology products and strategic acquisitions. Eric has extensive experience developing products for government and enterprise technologies. Previously, Eric has served Computer Sciences Corporation as Vice President.
As a philanthropist, Eric Pulier is associated with the Clinton Global Initiative, X-Prize Foundation, The Painted Turtle and many others. He was instrumental in creating Starbright World, a platform for chronically ill children to share experiences and learn about the basics of healthy living. The platform was launched by then-Vice President Al Gore and Stephen Spielberg and connected over 70 hospitals in the US.
He was honored by US Doctors for Africa for his efforts in advocating for innovative and affordable technology to address healthcare needs. He also supports the Ace Foundation, a technology non-profit driving software policy in dealing with humanitarian challenges, and Campaign for Free College Tuition, a non-profit advocating for free college education for all Americans.
Eric Pulier is an accomplished author. He started working for The Harvard Crimson while at university writing a weekly column. He graduated in English and American Literature in 1988. His publications include “Understanding Enterprise SOA” in 2005 and “The Enterprise Industrial Complex” in 2015.