by Farida Dawkins, at 07:30 am, March 07, 2018, Business

Top 5 wealthiest black people who can collectively take Sierra Leone out of poverty

Robert F. Smith…YouTube

Robert Smith – $4.4 Billion

Robert Smith is a former engineer and investment banker who delved into the world of private equity investments; this proved to be a worthwhile risk. He is now the founder, CEO, and chairman of Vista Equity Partners.

Smith has also earned two American and two European patents.

He is the first African-American to be named board chairman of Carnegie Hall and The Giving Pledge’s only black philanthropist.


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