An interview with Private Equity titan, entrepreneur and founder of Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith. In this interview, Robert discusses his path to becoming an entrepreneur and what advice he has for entrepreneurs on becoming successful. Robert also talks about philanthropy and the importance of knowing how to write code. Like if you enjoyed Subscribe for more:http://bit.ly/InvestorsArchive Follow us on twitter:http://bit.ly/TwitterIA Other great Private Equity investor videos:⬇ Steve Schwarzman reflects on Blackstone and His Life:http://bit.ly/SSPEPic Billionaire Henry Kravis on Finance, Work Ethic and Life: http://bit.ly/HKFVid Billionaire Leon Black: Investment Strategy for Private Equity:http://bit.ly/LBlackVid Video Segments: 0:00 Introduction 6:57 How do you view your path to becoming an entrepreneur? 13:54 Chemical engineer to investor? 18:19 Remaining flexible? 22:34 The traits that lead to success? 26:08 How do you view risk? 29:34 How do you anticipate disruption? 33:01 What drives you? 36:25 How to activate citizens? 40:23 Thoughts on starting a company today? 44:06 Final thoughts? Interview Date: 4th December, 2017 Event: Entrepreneurship at Cornell Original Image Source:http://bit.ly/RFSmithPic2 Investors Archive has videos of all the Investing/Business/Economic/Finance masters. Learn from their wisdom for free in one place. For more check out the channel. Remember to subscribe, share, comment and like! No advertising.