Jim Gilliam, the founder and executive chairman of NationBuilder, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 after battling cancer and related complications. A brilliant entrepreneur and engineer, Jim was known for his belief that, “God is just what happens when humanity is connected.” His insistence that everyone has something unique they are meant to contribute to the world fueled his work and inspired thousands of people all over the globe.

Watch Jim’s 2011 speech The Internet is My Religion

Read Jim’s epic memoir The Internet is My Religion

Watch Jim’s 2015 speech What kind of god do we want to be

  • commented 2024-04-10 14:22:00 -0400
    One of the most inspiring books I have ever read! It has opened me up to a whole new way of thinking and seeing the world I am a part of.

    Thank you Jim Gilliam
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  • commented 2022-10-27 11:17:59 -0400
    reading “the internet is my religion” and crying on this fine thursday. rest in paradise, dear jim
  • commented 2022-10-25 20:20:38 -0400
    jim loved halloween
  • commented 2022-05-01 06:39:18 -0400
    He was a topermost inspirational character

    What more can l say!¡!!!!!!!
  • commented 2022-02-17 15:42:33 -0500
    jim loved thanksgiving
  • commented 2020-10-28 00:58:06 -0400
    I was immediately attracted to Jim. I downloaded his book, then lost it in my computer. I have not yet mastered the computer.
  • commented 2020-10-27 11:02:56 -0400
    jim loved thanksgiving