As a businessman, engineer, and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith has been invited to speak on a wide range of issues.
Robert F. Smith shares his opinion on the current state of investments. Mr. Smith considers changes over the past decade and the evolution of businesses coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert F. Smith introduces himself and Vista Equity Partners before beginning the Presidents Summit Masterclass Principles for Excelling in the Future of Investing. He discusses his background and more about Vista.
Robert F. Smith participated in a discussion on MSNBC India, with Rev. Al Sharpton, about the state of accessible technology, specifically broadband in the United States. In this clip the subject under discussion is the lack of broadband in cities affecting urban minorities. The topic closed on President Biden’s infrastructure bill and how it could close the digital divide.
Robert F. Smith spoke on MSNBC India, with others including Rev. Al Sharpton, advocating for a solution wherein private and public sectors to work together to close the digital divide facing students and workers in the U.S. Smith talks about providing affordable quality access to broadband for all.
Robert F. Smith and Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper closed out their virtual interview at the 2021 Black Business Matters Expo by discussing how Smith uses his own business expertise to provide free educational materials for Black business owners, entrepreneurs and students. This event was hosted by AFRO News.
Robert F. Smith and Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper continued their virtual interview at AFRO News’ 2021 Black Business Matters Expo, where Smith spoke about the best piece of advice he was given by a business mentor, and the advice he hopes to give current entrepreneurs and business owners.
Robert F. Smith and Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper spoke at the 2021 Virtual Black Business Matters Expo, hosted by AFRO News, about how Black business owners can help drive capital into their communities by utilizing new applications for technology in their businesses. He discusses the need for bank locations in minority neighborhoods and how that can help small business owners.
At the 2021 Virtual Black Business Matters Expo hosted by AFRO News, Robert F. Smith and Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper kicked off their discussion by talking about how students and young people today can utilize technological literacy to pursue careers in business.
At the conclusion of the 2019 World Economic Forum “Realizing the Data Economy,” an audience member asks about what implications the Fourth Industrial Revolution has on small, poor economies. How will they be part of this growth inclusion? Robert F. Smith and the panelists present their thoughts.
Today, most people trust their employers with their personal data but not companies or the government. Robert F. Smith, Dr. Joanna Bryson and Brian Duperreault of AIG discuss this predicament and how to establish trust at the 2019 World Economic Forum “Realizing the Data Economy.”