Zack Werner

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Zack Werner
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Zack Werner at the eTalk Star Schmooze party red carpet.
Born Isaac Werner
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Occupation Record producer, talent manager, entertainment laywer, musician
Notable credit(s) Canadian Idol

Isaac "Zack" Werner (born in Winnipeg, Manitoba) has had a career in the music industry as an artist, producer, entertainment lawyer and manager.[1][2] He is also president of Toronto-based Venus Management and Venus Records (distributed by EMI), where he spends his time finding and developing new talent across Canada.[3]

He attended the St. John's-Ravenscourt School. After receiving a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a law degree from the University of British Columbia, Werner moved to Toronto and joined local rock band The Ringing. The band, managed by Gary Pring, secured a development deal with Capitol Records.

Werner was also one of the judges on Canadian Idol.[3][4][5]

Werner is a member of Canadian band Haymaker. In August 2009, it was announced that Werner would host a weekend show on CJTN-FM (Rock 107) in Belleville, Ontario. After a short stint, he departed from Rock 107 in Summer 2010 to pursue other ventures. Werner was also a member of Canadian band Mystic Kick from August 12, 2010 - August 2011. Mr Werner performed for the first time in January 2011 with bassist Ron Laframboise. He would later continue his work with bassist Ron Laframboise in Ottawa, at a fundraising performance, with the band The Blue Jacks.


  1. ^ Pettibone, Steve (August 27, 2009). "Coup for ROCK 107, landing Zack Werner". The Trentonian. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Papamarko, Sofi (January 28, 2009). "Zack Werner’s Windfall". E! Online. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Life after Canadian Idol for Zack Werner". 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2014-08-14. 
  4. ^ "Zack Werner - National Speakers Bureau". Retrieved 2014-08-14. 
  5. ^ McGinnis, Rick (December 18, 2008). "Canadian Idol judge Zack Werner on show's hiatus: 'It's the worst possible message'". Metro. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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