Eamonn Wilmott is an entrepreneur who was born in England in 1961 and educated at John Hampden Grammar School in High Wycombe.
While based in California in 1988 Wilmott published the book Supercomputing Review (ISBN 1-871165-00-8). He later founded an award-winning magazine of the same name. He then went on to launch one of the world's first commercial Internet services, aimed at the Super Computing market.
Returning to the UK in the mid 90s he founded Online Magic, with Andy Hobsbawm, the company later became part of the Agency.com network. Wilmott oversaw the launching of Europe's first real time credit card verification system, the world's first e-zine, and web sites for Manchester Utd., British Airways, Sporting Index, Channel 4 and others. He was part of the team that took Agency.com public in 1999 at a market cap of over 2 billion dollars.
Wilmott set up 'Horses First Racing', in 2008 with Australian trainer, Jeremy Gask, utilises both cutting edge scientific methods and training tools as well as making horse welfare a priority.
July 2010 Wilmott was appointed Chairman of the Board of Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine and served for 5 years.
November 2012 Wilmott co-founded Total Performance Data Ltd with Will Duff Gordon. He has been Chairman since 2012.
March 2013 Wilmott was appointed to the Board of Mark Allen Group for 3 years.
December 2014 Wilmott was appointed to the Board of BHA