Not everyone knows Eric Pulier really well, though he has been seen a few times on television including in the 1997 Presidential Technology event in Washington D.C. He’s been a pioneer of cloud technology and enterprise platforms, and now he’s focusing on the investor side of mobile startups through his latest ventures including a new one known as vAtomic Systems. Pulier has held multiple board memberships throughout his career including the current position on XPrize’s Board of Innovation and a former director on the Cloud Enterprise Leadership Council of TM Forum. Pulier decided to talk a little more about vAtomic Systems with Ideamensch, a blog that has interviewed many business leaders.
Pulier explained to Ideamensch that he had gotten the idea for vAtomic Systems from looking at the way that apps like Uber were changing how people purchased services. He wanted to see similar things happen in vAtomic Systems where gaming apps could be used for important services. Pulier has said he’s excited about business trends like Uber and also sees blockchain technology in the Bitcoin industry as an important part of the future. Pulier said one failure he’s had that he’s made corrections from was seeing a company buy a company he had started and not take it forward in the way they had promised, yet he has said he’s put new ideas up in its place.
Pulier has had a passion for writing and literary arts in addition to technology in addition to technology, and he studied American and English literature at Harvard as well as contributing to the Harvard Crimson newsletter. His professional IT enterprise career began after moving to Los Angeles and meeting up with a team of software engineers that formed Digital Evolution. This became an interactive media agency that later merged into US Interactive, LLC. In the following years Eric Pulier launched Media Platform, Desktone, Akana and ServiceMesh before joining the Computer Sciences Corporation’s executive board. In addition to being a technology advisor for the Clinton Administration, Pulier was a developer for Starbright World in 1998 and currently works with the Painted Turtle summer camp in California.