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 virtually joined CBS This Morning to explain the importance of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) when it comes to minority-owned small businesses.
Robert F. Smith virtually sat down with Andrew Ross Sorkin on CNBC Squawk Box to speak about whether the money from the Paycheck Protection Program was going to the right places and the importance of addressing the lack of branch banks in African American communities.
Robert F. Smith speaks to Roland Martin about Susan L. Taylor’s philanthropic impact through the CARES Mentoring Movement, and his own background growing up in Denver and the impact that his youth had on shaping his future career.
Robert F. Smith and John Donovan explain the need to make investments in the next generation of leaders and the importance of creating pathways for people of all backgrounds to achieve success.
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.