Co-Founder & CEO, LowestRates.ca
Justin Thouin is the Co-Founder and CEO of LowestRates.ca, one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. He is a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist and under his leadership, LowestRates.ca has ranked in the top 50 on Maclean’s/Canadian Business’ Growth 500 list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the past three years, most recently placing 11th in 2018. The company also ranked 9th on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 50 and was awarded Startup Canada’s Ontario High-Growth Entrepreneurship Award due to its exceptional revenue growth. Prior to starting LowestRates.ca, Justin spent much of his career as a senior executive in the online gaming industry, and is one of Canada’s foremost experts in this space.
In addition to leading LowestRates.ca, Justin invests in early-stage startups and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs. As an alumnus of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, he supports his alma mater through speaking engagements and student competitions where he’s able to connect with Canada’s future business leaders.
In his personal life, Justin is a sports and music enthusiast; playing competitive tennis, coaching his daughter’s soccer team, and singing in a local rock choir. He also has a number of real estate investments that include a mix of commercial and residential properties.
Justin has been featured on CTV, BNN, CP24 and in The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Maclean’s, MoneySense, and hundreds of other media outlets.