Captain of (New) Industry

This former tennis team captain is leveraging his leadership skills to champion new technology.

Photo by Scott Cook Photo by Scott Cook

If you’ve ever asked Alexa for driving directions or received a text message to confirm a transaction, you already have a basic understanding of how Matt Umbers ’05 spends his days. As senior vice president of sales and partnerships for Abe AI, Umbers is helping to roll out new technology that helps make banking easier and more conversational.

“Our goal is really to drive simplicity and convenience in people’s financial lives,” he explains. “That’s what drives us every day. And leveraging modern technologies—Alexa, Google, Facebook, text messaging—to provide a more proactive experience around finances.”

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Captain of (New) Industry