Managed Services

Blue Mantis Appoints Josh Dinneen as New CEO in Strategic Leadership Reshuffle

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Blue Mantis, a digital strategy and services provider specializing in managed services, cybersecurity, and cloud solutions, has announced the appointment of Josh Dinneen as its new Chief Executive Officer. 

Ron Dupler, who has served as current CEO for nearly two decades, will assume the role of Chairman and will remain active as a board member, offering strategic advisory support to Dinneen and Blue Mantis clients and partners, the company said.

Dinneen, with a 25-year background in the managed service provider (MSP) and IT services industry, joined Blue Mantis in 2018. His rise through the company’s ranks highlights his leadership skills and strategic thinking. He has been instrumental in the company's transformation and rebranding from GreenPages to Blue Mantis, solidifying its position in the IT sector.

Leadership and Strategic Vision

Ron Dupler, the current CEO of Blue Mantis, commented:

“This is the perfect time for Josh Dinneen to become Blue Mantis’ next Chief Executive Officer. We’ve selected a very strong and proven leader at a time when our company is well positioned for accelerating its growth," Dupler stated. "The pace of change in the IT industry today is explosive and exponential. Josh has continuously demonstrated his ability to guide our company to remain ahead of the game and strategically lead our clients into the future."

Josh Dinneen shared his thoughts on his new role and the company’s direction:

"Since I was given the opportunity to join this company five years ago, I have been inspired by our employees’ passion and steadfast commitment to our number one company imperative: making our clients successful," Dinneen said. "For the past twenty years, Ron Dupler has built, grown and continuously transformed Blue Mantis to remain at the forefront of IT and managed services. The market opportunity we have positioned ourselves for is huge and incredibly exciting. I am honored and very appreciative to lead this great company into our next chapter."

Since Dinneen’s involvement, Blue Mantis has experienced significant growth, notably in cybersecurity, cloud services, and managed services, according to the company.

About Blue Mantis

Blue Mantis, headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, offers next-generation technology services, including managed services, cybersecurity, and cloud solutions. The company collaborates with over 1,200 mid-market and enterprise organizations across various sectors and is backed by Abry Partners, a prominent private equity firm.

Earlier this year, the company launched a specialized GitOps technology practice aimed at transforming clients' software development lifecycles.