About SprintRay

Established 2014

SprintRay is a technology company that builds end-to-end 3D printing solutions for dental practices and laboratories. Because we are in charge of the design, manufacturing, and support of our products, we can provide full-stop additive manufacturing solutions that are both cutting-edge and user-friendly.

Dentistry as focal point

For us, finding and solving problems is a way of life. Our design and engineering choices are not just informed by the dental community, they are created in service to the community. We build our products so that they solve problems today, while being prepared for tomorrow.

Product expertise instead of product jumble

We’re here to make a carefully-curated selection of the best manufacturing tools the dental industry has ever seen. Our catalogue isn’t filled with dozens of products in search of solutions. For us to stamp our name on something, it must be carefully considered, targeted, and meticulously designed to meet your needs.

For the Next 100 Years of Dentistry

Our 3D printing products are born from the dental community. They are a collaboration between master designers, world-class dental professionals, and superlative engineers who operate in total alignment with a single goal: revolutionize dentistry by bringing affordable, easy, in-office 3D manufacturing to every dental practice in the world.

We Give Physical Form to Digital Technologies

Intraoral scanning, CAD/CAM design, digital design collaboration, virtual waxups, and many more contemporary dental technologies have changed the way dentistry is practiced. These powerful tools have helped clinicians improve care and efficiency the world.

You can reach us at the following address

SprintRay Europe GmbH
Brunnenweg 11
64331 Weiterstadt
Phone: +49 6150 978948-0
Email: [email protected]

SprintRay Leadership Team

Amir Mansouri, PhD

Co-Founder and CEO

Amir Mansouri, PhD, is the CEO and Co-founder of SprintRay. Before founding SprintRay, Amir received both a Master’s degree and PhD in the field of additive manufacturing. A unique blend of scientific and entrepreneurial, he pursued a technology commercialization program at USC Marshall School of Business, which led to the co-founding of SprintRay in 2014. Under his direction, SprintRay has grown from a proof-of-concept business plan to a multi-national dental equipment company. Today, Amir is uniquely suited in his responsibility for planning and strategizing SprintRay’s product and commercial development growth.

Jing Zhang, PhD

Co-Founder and CTO

Jing lives and breathes cutting-edge technology. After receiving his Master’s and PhD in the field of additive manufacturing, Jing co-founded SprintRay with Amir. A master of hardware and software, he is responsible for the core technology that continues to drive SprintRay 3D printers to the forefront of the market. With over 100 global patents to his name, Jing understands how to bring experimental technologies to market, as he has done with every new SprintRay product since the company’s inception. Today, he is responsible for ensuring that SprintRay stays on the cutting edge of manufacturing technologies in dentistry.

Hossein Bassir, MA

Co-Founder and Chief Product Architect

Hossein co-founded SprintRay to bring his passion for design and user experience into the world of 3D printing. His vision of creating 3D printing products that were easy to use as well as functional has been codified into the culture at SprintRay. He holds an MA in Industrial Design from the Savanna College of Design and pushes the company every day to further improve the look, feel, and experience of every product. His unique blend of creative vision and technical execution help SprintRay provide the best 3D printing experience in dentistry.

Erich Kreidler


As SprintRay’s President, Erich is leveraging his two decades of global business and academic experience to strategically grow a powerful, highly-focused organization that is set up for enduring success. Erich is a entrepreneur who has launched multiple businesses and helped others launch their own. Calling on his deep expertise in process predictability and process improvement, outsourcing and board management, he specializes in the integration of complex organizations, achieving high impact results by leveraging strategy, people and operations. Erich holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

John Cox

Chief Growth Officer

With a 20-year career in dental technology, including nearly a decade as Vice President of Technology Sales at Henry Schein, the dental industry rarely surprises John Cox. But when he came across SprintRay, he saw the powerful potential for industry disruption in the name of an improved patient experience and clinical efficiency. Now, as SVP of Sales and Marketing, he is working to refine the SprintRay vision, uniting the Sales and Marketing team to produce an outstanding product experience for SprintRay customers across the globe. John keeps one eye firmly in the present and one on the horizon, steering the company toward its next big move.

Ed Cohen

Chief People Officer

Ed Cohen is a veteran of in strategic people services with a 35-year career spanning over 40 countries. Prior to joining SprintRay, Ed was Executive Vice President of Nelson Cohen Global Consulting where he worked with companies around the world to help them assess their cultures and grow them into employers of choice. Ed led talent initiatives across Asia, leading Satyam Computer Services to become the first and only company outside the US to attain the #1 ranking by the Association of Talent Development. Ed has authored two books on leadership and co-authored more than 200 white papers and articles on strategic people leadership and employee engagement strategies.

Patrick Thurm

Managing Director and General Manager SprintRay Europe GmbH

With over 20 years of experience in the dental industry, Patrick Thurm has deep expertise around innovation and digital dentistry. In addition to his work at Henry Schein, most recently as Vice President Technology for Global Prosthetic Solutions, he introduced the ConnectDental brand at Henry Schein, which offers open end-to-end solutions for the successful digitization of dental practices and dental laboratories. When he eventually became a consultant for SprintRay to set up and support the company’s European site, he was immediately impressed by the future viability and unique user-friendliness of SprintRay products, so he didn't have to think twice before accepting the position as Managing Director of SprintRay Europe GmbH. Patrick graduated from the Nürtingen-Geislingen University of Applied Sciences with a degree in Business Administration.

Clinical and Technical Advisory Board

Behrokh Khoshnevis, PhD

Founder and CEO at Contour Crafting Co. and Dean's Professor at University of Southern California

Yong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at University of Southern California

Ehsan Barjesteh, PhD

Assistant Professor at Long Beach State University, Former Material Scientist at Henkel AG

Darin Throndson

Innovative Dental Technologies Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. Baron Grutter, DDS

Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. August de Oliveira, DDS

Founder at Digital Enamel, Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. David W. Honey, DMD

Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. Steven Y. Shao, DMD

Digital Dentistry Evangelist

Dr. Cory Glenn, DDS

Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. Nathanial Farley, DDS

Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Dr. Christian Brenes, Prosthodontist

Assistant professor at Dental College of Georgia, Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Josh Throndson

Innovative Dental Technologies Digital Dentistry Evangelist and Educator

Advisory Board and Trustees

Micheal Mann, PhD

CEO at Blue Marble Companies

Al Plamann

Former CEO at Unified Grocers

Lance Watkins

CEO at Storelocal, Serial Entrepreneur

Glen Ackerman

Serial Entrepreneur

Sid Mohasseb

Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Investor, Former President of Tech Coast Angels

Bill Collins

Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Investor, Former President of Tech Coast Angels

Stanley F. Farrar

Senior Counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Steve Perryman

Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

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