About Jim Gilliam, Founder & CEO, NationBuilder
Jim Gilliam is the founder and CEO of NationBuilder, the world’s first Community Organizing System. Previously, he co-founded Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films, building a non-profit grassroots media powerhouse of a million members. In the late 90's, Jim launched Business.com as its Chief Technology Officer, and worked at Lycos, one of the first internet search engines. Gilliam has produced four documentaries, and was honored in 2008 with Take Back America’s second annual Maria Leavey Tribute Award.
Jim's speech at the Personal Democracy Forum in June 2011, The Internet is My Religion, has been viewed over 500,000 times and called "the best video on the internet." He was also recently interviewed by Kevin Rose for Google Ventures’ Foundation series.