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.



Sir Martin Sorrell, Founder and Executive Chairman of S4 Capital PLC interviewed Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners in April, 2021. In this first video segment, Smith talked about his early influences, such as family and community. Sorrell asked Smith to talk about his personal experiences of racism in America and how that impacted his choices in business and philanthropy.

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.