Eric Pulier grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey. He was always fascinated with computers since he was little. When Pulier was 8 years old he began programing. In 1984 he graduated from Teaneck High School. After graduating high school, he went to Harvard. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1988. He received his bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature. In college he also studied visual & environmental studies and computer science. While attending Harvard, Pulier was the author and editor of the PulierLeg which was part of the Harvard Crimson Weekly.
In 1994 he founded Digital Evolution which is an interactive agency. Pulier than came up with Starbright World. This is a social network site for chronically ill children. They can chat, blog, post, and meet other kids who have similar illness.
Pulier was chosen to build the Bridge to the 21st Century for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. This took place in Washington D.C. During this project Pulier showed how people would live in the future. In this showcase Pulier also showed interactions with astronauts during this project. Winograd asked Pulier to serve on the board of the Center for Telecommunications Management at USC Marshall School. Pulier did this for four years.
Pulier donated to a lot of non-profit organizations. He also serves on the board of the X-Prize Foundation. He is also active in camps for children such as The Painted Turtle. Overall, Pulier is a great man and is known as an entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist.