John Wilmot (C2001) started his career with Wylie and Bisset, Glasgow Accountants, where he became a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
He then moved into corporate finance with Brewin Dolphin Plc’s investment banking arm, focusing on IPOs, Secondary listings and M&A deals.
In 2009, John got the opportunity to co-found global digital marketing agency, Bourne, setting up offices in Glasgow, London and New York; working with some of the world’s largest brands.
Through 2010 John helped to grow the business by 11% a quarter (46% YOY growth), generating a net margin in excess of 30%. This success attracted the attention of acquirors in the space and in May 2011, John co-led
the sale of an 80% interest to Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc. (LSE: NFC), an AIM listed, global PR communications business with 1600 employees and 48 offices worldwide. Following the acquisition, John
was appointed as Finance Director (EMEA) for one of the group’s largest subsidiaries.
In 2013 John saw the opportunity to move into the app development space and as CEO set up Nameloop to develop an app, which allows people to share their personal information in real time, with people and businesses in a private and secure environment. Where Facebook is the Social Network and LinkedIn is the Professional Network, Nameloop sets out to become the Personal Data Network.
With a fast growing user base in over 50 countries, Nameloop is poised to become the way people share their personal info across the world.
Find out more at www.nameloop.com