Chris Pirillo

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Chris Pirillo

Name: Chris Pirillo

Born: July 26, 1973, in Des Moines, Iowa USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Founder and maintainer of Lockergnome, a network of blogs, web forums, mailing lists, and online communities which he registered in 1996.
  • Hosted TechTV television program Call for Help for two years, where he also hosted the first annual Call-for-Help-a-Thon.
  • He now hosts videos on several Internet sites, including CNN,, CBS, YouTube, and his own website.
  • His current video views of all time is over 127 million.

Significant publications

  • Poor Richard's E-mail Publishing, Online!
  • The Book with John C. Dvorak and Wendy Taylor.


"You should always draw your conclusions in pencil - so as to be easily erased."