Matthew Royse Bio

Matthew Royse is the marketing director for Syntax, a leading global managed cloud provider for mission-critical applications.

He is a creative, strategic, and visionary thinker with more than 20 years of marketing experience who can help a company successfully conceptualize, develop, and implement revenue marketing, digital marketing, and demand generation strategies and programs in a global, fast-paced, and unpredictable environment. Matthew has a track record of creating high-performing teams, successfully managing outside agencies, growing the brand, and building the sales pipeline. He can balance strategic thinking with execution.

At Syntax, he implements the regional marketing strategy for the SAP business in North America. He creates strategic marketing campaigns and initiatives that support the organization’s growth and sales pipeline. Matthew focuses heavily on digital marketing with a priority for demand and lead generation programs designed to drive sales, engagement, retention, leads, and positive behavior with clients, partners, and employees.

Before Syntax, he was the director of marketing communications at Forsythe Technology, a Sirius Computer Solutions company, and served as a publicist at the National Geographic Channel in Washington, D.C. Matthew taught social media and digital marketing classes at Duke University.

He speaks about marketing strategy, content marketing, social selling, social media, and personal branding at many national events, including the Internet Summit, Charlotte Digital Summit, Ragan Communications conferences, Frost and Sullivan Digital Marketing and Strategy Executive Summits, Duke University, the Research Triangle Park (RTP) 180° speaking series, and the Publicity Club of Chicago.

He is a contributor to PR Daily,, Content Marketing Institute, Business2Community, and Spin Sucks. Matthew has been featured in the SmartBrief on Social Business email newsletter. He is a Frost & Sullivan advisory board member for digital marketing and marketing strategy. Matthew is also a mentor for the American Marketing Association Triangle chapter.

He earned his MBA in marketing strategy and planning, and integrated marketing communications from DePaul University. Matthew obtained his bachelor of arts in speech communications from Penn State University.

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