Vickram Mirchandani


Vickram founded Coronation Power in 2004 with the objective of developing sustainable and economically viable green energy solutions in the UK. With a background in property and asset development, his experience and acumen enabled the company to quickly build a portfolio of wind energy sites valued at £40 million. Alongside Coronation Power, he also manages a range of investments in other energy and technology related businesses. Most recently focussing on producing award winning B2B 2nd screen social games in his passion – Sport. 

Paolo Gazzei

Chief Technology Officer

Paolo brings many years of technology leadership to KONECT. He has excellent knowledge of modern software and their applicable use in the gambling industry. His breath of experience covers technical leadership responsibilities with start ups, young companies and well established platform providers. He’s worked on the Bookmaker and the Platform/B2B provider side of our industry. Paolo is a well respected thought leader in our industry.

Our board is thrilled to have a quality individual like Paolo as part of our management team.

Stephen Crystal

Director, Business Development

Stephen is based in Las Vegas and has built long lasting relationships and connections during his 20 years within the casino industry. There’s not much he hasn’t seen within the industry, having acted as an attorney representing public and private gaming companies, and also as a President, CEO, investor and adviser for numerous gaming companies.

Bernie Melanson

Board Member

Bernie is the Co-founder and Director of Steamsharp Technology, Inc., and KONECT Games (UK) Ltd. He’s also a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded ETV On Demand ( successful exit to Creator Capital) and been involved with the start up phase of BRON Studios. Bernie has also served as Director of various not-for-profit organizations and is a co-founder of Vancouver based, Board of Change.