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Billionaire David Rubenstein: Private Equity, Culture And Early Life

An interview and Q&A with billionaire Private Equity titian and co-founder of The Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein. In this interview, David discusses Private Equity with a focus on its future and why Carlyle is so successful. David also talks about his early life, developing public speaking skills and politics.

Billionaire David Rubenstein: Private Equity, Culture And Early Life

Video Segments:

0:00 Introduction

2:39 How would you of advised Mitt Romney to respond to Private Equity attacks?

5:33 Are the claims just rhetoric?

8:05 How do we restore the image of business?

10:27 Any special insights into Trump or Clinton?

12:55 Where does your sense of patriotism come from?

17:06 Are you worried we might have a lost generation?

21:33 Can we help people to connect better?

24:15 What worries you about higher education?

26:52 What was it that made you want to create a great Private Equity firm?

30:11 The platinum age of Private Equity?

32:35 Humility and actual accomplishment?

34:18 How have you got the Carlyle culture to embody those values?

36:04 What did you have to change to continue to be successful?

37:56 As a patriot, if called to serve would you?

40:14 Start of Q&A

40:32 How do you think ESG metrics will affect Private Equity?

42:39 Relationship between US, Europe and Japan?

46:13 How are you evolving to stay competitive?

50:08 Where do you see your philanthropy going?

51:58 What did you do to become a great public speaker?

56:34 Viability of free higher education?

David Rubenstein