3 Ways Eric Pulier Changed The Tech Industry

A Young Prodigy In The Making

The first to understand about Eric Pulier is the incredible talent he possesses. He first wrote a program while attending the 4th grade. This display of early genius would amaze just about anyone, but its hardly the highlight of the early career of Eric Pulier. While in high school, Pulier founded his first tech company. The company specialized in data storage and gave some of the first hints of the later success that Pulier would achieve after he finished his education at Harvard University.

Shining At Starbright

Eric Pulier can claim many achievements to his name, but his work for the Starbright Foundation stands above all else. In the mid 90s the Starbright Foundation wanted to find a way to connect its young chronically ill patients together in order to share experiences. They sought out they assistance of Pulier and his innovative approach to problem solving. This eventually led to Starbright World, the world’s first private social network. Currently serving more than 70 hospitals in the Starbright network, Starbright World continues to brighten the lives of the children who use the services of the social network. This isn’t the only example of Pulier’s philanthropy either. He has also contributed greatly to charitable causes through his work at the Clinton Global Initiative. As a family man raising 4 kids, Pulier wants to make sure he leaves his children with a better world than he had.

The Countless Patents

Eric Pulier is an extremely active polymath and his growing list of patents proves that. Throughout his career you’ll find a patent related to just about everything in the world of tech. He has patents for application programming interfaces, or APIs, patents for remote desktop software, and he even has patents for telecommunications. When you are as busy as Pulier makes himself, it is bound to have an impact of the tech industry. This is why no one is surprised by the massive profits Pulier has acquired from his startups. At times he has even sold his startups for hundreds of million of dollars.

 

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