Kamal Panesar, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Kamal oversees all operational, financial, and strategic aspects of the company, ensuring efficiency and logistical simplicity through process planning and implementation. Kamal also works as part of the business development team, helping to forge partnerships and alliances.
From starting his own dotcom business to founding, and building, HabsAddict.com into the top independent sources for Montreal Canadiens information, Kamal has a proven track record of success. In addition to a passion for writing and social media marketing, Kamal’s expertise lies in the operational and business development domains. He has built businesses and business units from the ground up, worked within existing organizations to help realize multi-million dollar growth, and has always excelled in a leadership capacity.
Jason Collard, Co-Founder, President
In conjunction with the executive team, Jason ensures that operations are running smoothly and that the business if focused and growing. Jason’s primary responsibilities include developing partnerships/alliances, and overseeing all business development and marketing aspects of the company.
Jason has a wealth of entrepreneurial experience, founding, building and selling several companies over the years. He is also a co-owner of Centrale Vin-Lock, a vehicle etching business for insurance purposes, which runs successfully out of its Laval-based offices. A lifelong self-starter and entrepreneur, Jason was able to bring his love of business and hockey together in launching WebSports Media Network.
Marc Aflalo, VP Programming and Operations
Marc oversees all broadcast and programming decisions, as well as working with the executive team to manage overall operations.
From Radio Imaging Production to A-Z planning and execution of special event broadcasts (ex: NHL All-Star Game, Awards, etc) Marc has worked with broadcasters ranging from ClearChannel Entertainment and the Boston Bruins Radio Network to NHL Radio, and was one of the members of XM Satellite Radio Canada’s launch team – assisting in the creation, design and execution of state-of-the-art facilities in Toronto and Montreal.
Corey Collard, Co-Founder, Director of Content Development
Corey’s duties include acting as the main liaison between WSMN and the various on-air personalities, helping to oversee the flagship station, Montreal Hockey Talk, and hosting post-game shows. In addition, Corey is responsible for helping to train various staff members, and to oversee on-air quality content.
Corey spent over a decade DJing in various Montreal nightclubs, and was co-host of then Q92’s weekend nighttime radio show, Backspin. He has stage managed comedy shows during the world-renowned ‘Just For Laughs’ comedy festival, and continues to ply those talents for charity events like ‘Strangers In The Night’.
A die-hard Montreal Canadiens fan, and lifelong fan of most major sports, Corey has a solid understanding of the radio and entertainment industry, while possessing an incredible depth of hockey and overall sports knowledge.
Jesse Dorais, Co-Founder, Director of Information Technology
Jesse oversees all IT aspects of the company including web development, audio and video production, graphic design and programming. Experienced in development and systems integration for large scale businesses, Jesse launched his own IT company, Gpro Solutions, in 2003. His clients included such companies as Alcan, Kruger, Bell Canada and Concordia University among others.
A man who loves to solve problems, Jesse keeps everything running and makes it sound good. Always innovating and improving the WSMN platform, and always rising to the challenge.