Carter, Perry Tour Technology Companies in California

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, right, take a tour of Bloom Energy's alternative energy fuel cells in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. Bloom Energy was the first stop on the pair's tour of technology companies in California. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • KR Sridhar, CEO of Bloom Energy, right, gives Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and former Defense Secretary William Perry a tour of the company's alternative energy fuel cells in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, second from right, meet with Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes during a series of visits to high-tech companies in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, left, meet with members of the Bay Area women CEOs and business leaders at Stanford University to discuss nuclear nonproliferation in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Attendees look on as Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, left, meet with members of the Bay Area women CEOs and business leaders at Stanford University to discuss nuclear nonproliferation in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter visits with technology industry leaders in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary William Perry, students, and veterans of the armed forces, listen as Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter makes brief remarks at Acuitus Inc.'s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. The firm trains veterans to write software programming code.   DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • James Hebelka, right, an instructor at Acuitus, describes the company's software writing course, which is offered to veterans, to Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, center, in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. 
Carter and Perry were conducting a series of meetings with technology industry leaders in California.  DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Acuitus CEO John Newkirk, left, shows Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, how the company trains veterans to write software code in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and former Defense Secretary William Perry, right, take questions from guests during a dinner for technology industry leaders held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Former Defense Secretary William Perry answers questions from guests during a dinner for technology industry leaders held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter listens from as former Defense Secretary William Perry introduces him during a dinner for technology industry leaders held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks during a dinner for local technology industry leaders at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes, listens along with other attendees as Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, shakes hands with former Defense Secretary William Perry after they concluded a question and answer session during a dinner for technology industry leaders held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, takes a few moments to speak to a group of Stanford University Military Cadets during a dinner for technology industry leaders held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., April 17, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett