Our Belief is that Growth can be Engineered



Business Development

At velocityHUB Pittsburgh, our belief is that Growth can be Engineered through an actionable strategy that is executed through people development and targeted marketing/PR


Leadership Team

Ken Acer,


Ken Acer, our new velocityHUBpgh partner has dealt with the challenges of international cultures and divergent market requirements while balancing results and process improvements for more than 30 years. He hired, managed, and coached marketing teams internationally from zero to over 50 professionals spanning every continent on the globe, except Antarctica, brrrrr!

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Ken started his own consulting company in 2015 to help clients capitalize on his international P&L responsibility and change-leadership skills. With a chemical engineer’s “process mindset” and a toolbox of structured workshops and tools for strategic planning, training, and execution, he is joining the velocityHUBpgh team to deliver a targeted and superior training and coaching experience for our clients.

Francois Gau,
Managing Partner


Francois Gau is a Partner with velocityHUB. He consults for growth, trains to elevate performance and provides coaching to engineer leadership at some of the leading companies in industrials and B2B. velocityHUB helps companies, individuals, and communities grow to reach their maximum potential and achieve their dreams.
An experienced senior executive leader,

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Francois has delivered results in enterprise strategy development, marketing & growth strategies, and operations management. He spent two decades in leadership roles guiding sales & operations strategy for companies as large as $20 Billion. Through performance management and team leadership, he was able to drive 3-fold revenue growth in his division.
Working with clients, Francois develops and executes business growth strategies; designs marketing and sales blueprints; coaches and mentors key executives and emerging talent; drives innovation with product management & engineering; and facilitates team-building and engagement workshops.

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