Manjit Minhas is an award-winning, born and raised Calgarian, engineering student turned beer baroness entrepreneur who founded Minhas Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries at the ripe age of 19 years old with her brother, Ravinder Minhas, who has grown the company to the 10th largest brewery in North America. Selling over 8 billion pints of world class beer and had revenues of $270Million last year!
She is the host of a Top 10 Apple Podcast (The Manjit Minhas Podcast) where she interviews top business leaders and CEO to gain insight and to hear how you can too walk the path of success. She is an accomplished public speaker and mentor. Minhas is widely recognized for her role as the straight-talking tough Dragon investor with flair on the multi award winning CBC show, Dragons’ Den for the last 8 years/season.
Manjit’s leadership has been recognized numerous times including Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, Alberta Centennial Medallion, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Chatelaine Magazine’s Top Entrepreneur Woman of The Year and Forbes and PROFIT Magazines Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs in Canada.
Manjit sits on numerous public, private and charitable boards and is actively involved in her community to support Canadian entrepreneurs and women’s initiatives. Manjit lives in Calgary with her husband and two young daughters.