Eric Pulier- the Entrepreneurship Genius
When I think of enterprising people, one of the prominent figures that come to mind is Eric Pulier. Eric has made a name as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. He is mostly known as the founder of vAtomic, but that is just one of his many achievements. He is also a technologist, published author, philanthropist, public speaker and a founder of up to 15 companies. Through these initiatives, he has raised capital for his business ventures. Some of his prominent ventures include Media Platform, Akana, ServiceMesh, Desktone, Digital Evolution, the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council (TM Forum)and US Interactive.
As a Philanthropist
Eric Pulier lives in Los Angeles with his family and is an active member of The Painted Turtle Board. The Painted Turtle is a camp for chronically ill children. Eric holds the position of vice president and general manager of cloud operations. He has contributed financially and invested his time in the company to ensure that the special needs children can enjoy their summer experiences as much as their healthy counterparts do. He is also involved in the XPrize Foundation and Starbright World where his abilities and compassion continue to reflect.
As an Entrepreneur
One of Pulier’s most revolutionary entrepreneurial successes is XPrize. This is a program that rewards individuals for being able to push to their full potentials through competition. The vision of XPrize is to spur unable teenagers and adults to achievement and to give them rewards as they continue to succeed. Another of his accomplishments is Akana, an SOA software program. He, however, sold Akana in 2016 after it had grown to become a commendable suite of SOA solutions.
As a Published Author
Together with Hugh Taylor, Eric Wrote the book, “Understanding Enterprise SOA” in which he invaluable knowledge in SOA to business people and technologists. Through this book, Pulier opens our eyes to the relationship between technology and business as he draws his material from experience in the various companies in which he has worked. The book has received public acclaims and high ratings for its easy readability and deep insight. Eric also wrote for Forbes on the issue of what he called “The Enterprise Industrial Complex in 2012″.