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
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?