Gary Simon


With Velocity since 2005, Gary reviews the clean tech investment opportunities for the firm and oversees several of the activities of the firm’s non-profit Entrepreneurs Campus initiative.

In addition to Velocity, Gary is the President and CEO at Acumentrics Corporation, a clean tech manufacturer. He also serves as the Chairman of Capstone Turbine Corporation (CPST), Chairman of the non-profit SmartPower, and chairs the CleanStart Program of the Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA).

Gary attended Indiana University for his Bachelors of Science (BS) in Microbiology. He then attended the University of California, Davis for his Masters of Science (MS) in Ecology.

Gary enjoys his three children, seven grandchildren and traveling.