Mr. Manji is the co-founder and chairman of Spear, providing the strategic vision and corporate leadership behind the industry's premier destination education center and digital learning platform, which he uses — along with his numerous speaking engagements, published articles and popular blog — to reach thousands of dentists every year.
Mr. Manji's unique gift is inspiring others to action. For the last 30 years, dentistry has benefited from his powerful speaking and writing, his tireless leadership in an ever-changing field, and his practical, actionable strategies for a successful life in dentistry. Widely considered one of the greatest assets to dentistry today, he is a visionary and a coach at heart. His unique vision and razor-sharp point of view about the dental profession has been sought out by thousands of practitioners, many of dentistry’s highest profile clinicians, and executives at leading companies serving the dental market.
Mr. Manji has an unparalleled understanding of what makes a business work. His ability to grow companies — and to teach others to grow their businesses — in the context of a meaningful vision and strategic plan has led to partnerships with some of dentistry’s finest clinicians and thought leaders.
Despite the scope of his influence, Mr. Manji's true passion remains always for the dentist, the practice, its patients and team. Having studied thousands of practices, he knows that no two are exactly alike and yet many face the same challenges. Giving practitioners the confidence to navigate these challenges, and the knowledge and tools they need to do so, is where his true passion lies.
Mr. Manji has been the founder and/or chief executive of four successful dental-related businesses. Today as chairman of Spear, he works company-wide to support new business strategies, the business model, and client success through innovative services and programs. In addition, he serves as a strategic business advisor to executives and sales teams at a number of national and international dental companies. He lends his skills and passion to the nonprofit Open Wide Foundation, which he co-founded with the mission to bring quality dental care to impoverished communities around the world, while also extending his personal support to a variety of charitable efforts outside dentistry.