Robert Smith – $6.5 Billion
Robert Smith is an American businessman and investor who made his fortune in the private equity industry. He is the founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in investing in software companies. Vista Equity Partners has been a highly successful firm, with over $73 billion USD in assets under management. Smith is also known for his philanthropic work, particularly in education and healthcare, through the Fund II Foundation, which he founded in 2014.