Event: Veterans Advanced Energy Week – The Veteran Perspective

August 26, 2020

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosted from Monday 10 August to Thursday 14 August, Veterans Advanced Energy Week, an interactive virtual learning and networking experience dedicated to veterans and military spouses working to strengthen US national security through careers in the advanced energy industry.

The focus of the fourth day was on “The Veteran Perspective.” Click below to watch the following veteran clean energy entrepreneurs and CEOs discuss their trajectory from service to leadership in the energy sector during the Veteran CEO and Entrepreneur Panel that was sponsored by Truman Center for National Policy.

  • Michael Wu, Founder and Principal, Converge Strategies
  • Bob Charette, Chief Executive Officer, Nishati
  • Chris Levesque, President & Chief Executive Officer, TerraPower
  • Liz Perez, Founder and President, GC Green Inc
  • Ryan Popple, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Proterra
  • Moderated by: Jon Gillis, Senior Analyst, National Grid

About The Veterans Advanced Energy Project

The Veterans Advanced Energy Project is designed to drive US leadership in advanced energy by recruiting, equipping, and empowering military veterans who understand the importance of the evolving energy landscape to our future security and prosperity. Learn more at www.vetsenergyproject.org. The Veterans Advanced Energy Project is managed by the Global Energy Center within the Atlantic Council, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit, www.atlanticcouncil.org.

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