Matthew (“Matt”) Pape, serves as a member of the University of Miami’s advisory board for the Center for Computational Science. He is also the Director of Market Data Analytics and Customers Insights at Ryder System, a Fortune 500 company that is an international leader in fleet management and maintenance, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions.
Matt began his career as a marketing intern for Ryder in 1985, while going to night school at the University of Miami, where he graduated with his MBA in 1986. He worked his way up from analyst positions to marketing management for a variety of Ryder’s product lines including used vehicle sales, on-demand maintenance, transportation management, and vertical markets for supply chain solutions. In his current role, he directs the development of market and customer data warehouse solutions, procurement of prospect and contact information, and creation of analytical models and insights to target new business as well as share of wallet, customer value, churn, and next best offer opportunities with current customers.
Matt is part of a UM legacy family. His wife, Marina Blanco-Pape (BARCH ’81, MSME ’87) is a “Cane, as are their daughters Mari (BSBA ’14, MAcc ’14), Marilyn (BSIE ’15) and Marie Jacqueline, a UM senior double majoring in mechanical engineering and applied physics.