Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier

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Eric Pulier is a serial entrepreneur, technologist, author, columnist, public speaker, philanthropist, and founder of over 15 tech companies. Eric is the Founder and CEO of Vatom, the first feature-complete platform that enables anyone to create their own place in the metaverse. At Vatom, he works to provide everyone access to the Vatom Metaverse Platform so creators and brands can realize unlimited creative and financial opportunities. Eric is a pioneer in the software and digital interactive industries, and a prominent figure in Web3 and information technology space. He has raised over one billion dollars for ventures he has founded or co-founded and achieved a wide variety of liquidity events including acquisitions, IPOs, ICOs, and M&As. In addition, Eric has founded or co-founded multiple ventures, including Digital Evolution, US Interactive, Media Platform, Gluecode, Akana, Desktone, ServiceMesh, ECLC, BlockV, and Vatom.

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Academic History


  • In 2015, Eric proposed the idea of creating NFTs on blockchains that would come alive with 3D graphics, animation, sound, and programmability.

  • He wrote that Vatoms, or virtual atoms, would move seamlessly between AR & VR, and change state based on external events.

  • He suggested that these Vatoms can be redeemable and collectable, and usher in the future of online engagement and commerce.

  • Today, Vatom NFTs are the most widely used NFTs among the world's largest companies and brands, with approximately 30M at 2M+ wallets.

  • Vatom NFTs are created and distributed by some of the world's largest companies, including Verizon, Unilever, P&G, Nestle, State Farm, iHeartRadio, and PepsiCo.


  • Eric is a frequent public speaker at tech conferences around the world.

  • He has helped establish cutting-edge tech companies in media management, professional services, and peer-to-peer networking.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.