Billionaire Robert F. Smith: Investment Philosophy, Mindset and Life (2017)

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  • Published on Sep 28, 2017
  • An interview with billionaire private equity investor and founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith. In this interview Robert discusses his early life and his mindset when he started his own business. Robert also talks about how he views business and technology and where there are investment opportunities.
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    Video Segments:
    0:00 Introduction
    0:54 Early life and getting involved in technology
    4:20 Mindset when starting your own businesses?
    7:36 What are the business most vulnerable to technology?
    10:50 Are there moats around customer to customer businesses?
    13:07 Lighting round
    Interview Date: 12th April, 2017
    Event: Talks at GS
    Original Image Source:bit.ly/RFSmithPic1
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Comments • 9

  • Kerry Allen
    Kerry Allen Year ago +1

    Enjoyed the interview someone to inspire to.

  • Vytis Jurgelevičius

    Nice talk. He's mentioned 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' . Take a look at 'Blockchain Foundry' company, which will be listed in Canadian Stock Exchange (2018 Q1). This company works with such Giants as Microsoft, IBM. DYOR: medium.com/@BlockchainFoundry/

  • Nikolay Khokhlov
    Nikolay Khokhlov Year ago +3

    Summary:
    # digitalization of every single industry on the planet - mega trend
    # 1 winner takes it all - consolidation --> 1 emperor

  • Forward_Ever &_Ever
    Forward_Ever &_Ever Year ago +5

    Great video...the guy's so fluent in his speech & knowledge of the industry.

  • jonathan6105
    jonathan6105 2 years ago +2

    By 'digitisation' he's definitely referring to the wide application of the block-chain in industries like brokerage, healthcare, insurance and many more. Can't wait

  • thomas murr
    thomas murr 2 years ago +4

    What a dude

  • ImJust Saying
    ImJust Saying 2 years ago +2

    Thanks for the upload.

  • Christian Pretorius
    Christian Pretorius 2 years ago +1

    Seems like a cool dude