Robert W. Sweet earned a BA from Emory University and an MBA and MA from the University of Texas at Austin.  He studied history and literature at Oxford University as an English Speaking Union Scholar and Arabic and history in Syria as a Fulbright Scholar.  He has made presentations on his book The Principles of Success: How Great Leaders from Julius Caesar to Bill Gates Triumphed at the Wharton Club of New York, the Princeton Club of New York, the University Club of Washington, D.C., and the Nassau Club of Princeton. He is a Senior Advisor to the Aga Khan University.