Watch videos of Robert F. Smith’s interviews, speeches and panel discussions on topics ranging from his philanthropic goals to uplifting underserved communities and the future of the digital economy.
Robert F. Smith discusses the importance of positive relationships between the Jewish and African American communities and how they relate to American history at the World Values Network’s 8th Annual Jewish Awards Gala Dinner.
Robert F. Smith speaks about efforts made towards promoting futures in coding to students with diverse backgrounds and leaving them with the resources to begin learning about code.
Robert F. Smith speaks about the “Hour of Code” program offered by Code.org and its ability to inspire young people to explore careers in code.
Robert F. Smith inspires students at Code.org’s Epic Day of Code event to act on their curiosities through exploration and research, while using the tools and technology at their disposal.
Robert F. Smith explains to students at Code.org’s Epic Day of Code event how philanthropy was instilled in him at a young age by his parents and the importance of continuing to help others when possible.
Robert F. Smith talks to students at Code.org’s Epic Day of Code event about the power of community and the role his community played in achieving success throughout his career.
Robert F. Smith draws parallels between Vista Equity Partners’ belief in meritocracy and giving people chances no matter their background, and performing at the Apollo Theater.
Robert F. Smith sits down at Columbia Black Business Students Association’s 2017 ELEVATE Conference in 2017. Smith, an alumnus of Columbia Business School, talks to students about his career and the opportunities that lie ahead for them.
Robert F. Smith, along with students and staff from Eagle Academies rang “The Opening Bell®” at the New York Stock Exchange on November 12, 2021 following Smith’s donation of stock to 2,400 students, faculty and staff at the New York-area schools.
Robert F. Smith speaks with National Museum of African American History and Culture Founding Director Lonnie Bunch following his $20 million donation in 2016.