Luc Levesque is a web entrepreneur from Ottawa who, at age 21, founded the world’s first travel blogging website, TravelPod.com. TravelPod was acquired by Expedia 10 years later in 2006. Since then he has joined Expedia and then TripAdvisor (the companies separated) to continue working on TravelPod as the General Manager.
Today, Luc manages a top-notch team of analysts and engineers as VP of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) at TripAdvisor and Advisor to both Busbud and Healthtap.
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 Excellence in Social Media ), TripWow (“WebAward for Outstanding Achievement” – Web Marketing Association) and, TravelPod ( “Top 100 sites you can’t live without” – PC Magazine ).