Zack Werner

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Zack Werner
Born Isaac Werner
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Occupation Record producer, talent manager, entertainment lawyer, 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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