Luc Levesque is a web entrepreneur from Ottawa who founded the Web’s first travel blogging platform in 1997, TravelPod.com. TravelPod was acquired by Expedia in Dec 2006. Luc is currently working for Expedia as TravelPod’s General Manager.
In 2008 Luc was a recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 award. Luc has lead the creation of several award winning products such as the Traveler IQ Challenge ( Canadian New Media Award for Excellent in Social Media ) and TravelPod ( “Top 100 sites you can’t live without” – PC Magazine ).
Luc stays involved with the startup community by coaching young startups, presenting, hosting and attending startup events and blogging on StartupOttawa.com.
When he’s not working Luc stays busy thinking up new ideas, traveling ( or dreaming about travel ) and being a new dad.