When a student from M.I.T. 2008.  During this time, Vista also sold SirsiDynix to ICV Partners, and Main Street Hub to GoDaddy. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. , Smith has three children with his first wife.  The following year, the company acquired SumTotal Systems from Accel Partners and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, as well as MicroEdge from Advent Software. 2000. , Smith owns homes in Austin, Texas, Malibu, California, New York City, and Florida. , In 2018, Vista acquired Apptio, a cloud-based business management software, and entered into an agreement to acquire Mindbody.  The following year, Vista acquired Indus International, which it later merged with MDSI Mobile Data Solutions to form Ventyx, Inc. That year, the company also invested in SirsiDynix, a library software company. Granicus creates websites for public organizations and US government entities, and works in … This grant helped digitize Armstrong's collection to make it available to the public. , In 2014, Smith became the founding director and president of the Fund II Foundation, which has invested in organizations such as Cornell, the National Park Foundation, and Susan G. did not show up, he got the position, and that summer he developed a reliability test for semiconductors. , Smith was named in The Chronicle of Philanthropy's "Philanthropy 50" in 2017.  He was later recognized as a distinguished alumnus by the college.  He had previously donated $1.5 million to the school in January 2019, to be used for scholarships and a park. Robert F. Smith '94: "Be an expert at your craft.  Vista has invested in hundreds of companies, including Misys, Ping Identity, and Marketo.  The company invested in Granicus and Vivid Seats that same year.  Also in 2018, Smith donated $1 million to the Cultural Performance Center at the Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park in Harlem, which was later renamed the Robert Frederick Smith Center for Performing Arts. 2010.  As of 2019, Vista Equity Partners was the fourth largest enterprise software company after Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, including all their holdings.  Vista has invested in companies such as STATS, Ping Identity, and Jio.  That year, the company also invested in Upserve, a restaurant software provider, (WSJ, 2017) and Market Track.  In 2020, Vista acquired Tripleseat, a web-based sales and event management company, and purchased a 2.32% stake in Jio Platforms. , Smith has received the Candle in Business and Philanthropy Award from Morehouse College, the International Medical Corps Humanitarian of the Year Award, Ebony’s John H. Johnson Award, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Chairman's Award, among others. Introduces Vista Foundation Fund. , In 2016, Vista announced agreements to acquire Marketo, a marketing automation software company, and Ping Identity, a single sign-on digital security company. 49 VIEWS. It worked, until now", "Hope Dworaczyk Smith Pregnant With Second Child! , In 2016, Smith was named as Private Equity International's Game Changer of the Year for his work with Vista.  In 2011, the firm acquired multiple companies, including Sage Healthcare, an electronic health records company, which it renamed Vitera Healthcare Solutions.  In April 2020, Governor Greg Abbott named Smith to the Strike Force to Open Texas – a group "tasked with finding safe and effective ways to slowly reopen the state" amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  He advised on mergers and acquisition activity with companies such as Apple and Microsoft. He was also recognized as one of the 50 people "who defined 2019" on The Bloomberg 50 List. 2011 . The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. , Smith has also served as the chairman of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, on the board of overseers of Columbia Business School, as a member of the Cornell Engineering College Council, on the Cornell University Tech Board, and as a Trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. , In 2018, Fund II Foundation gave a $2.7 million grant to the Louis Armstrong House Museum, and Smith has served as a board member since. The company has offices in several cities, including Austin, Texas; New York, New York; and San Francisco, California. ", "Inspiring Female Founders In The Beauty Industry", "Suzanne McFayden Wiki: Facts about Billionaire Robert F. Smith's Ex-Wife", "The World's Billionaires (2016 ranking): #688 Robert Smith", "Real Housewives of Malibu Part 2: Yolanda Hadid Foster sells to Robert & Hope Smith for nearly $20 million", "Billionaire Robert Smith Is Buyer Of Record-Breaking $59M New York Penthouse", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_F._Smith_(investor)&oldid=991211171, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 21:53.