Simon Utrecht was a successful businessman, industrialist, and politician who craved more power. He used his resources to copy everything about the Fantastic Four's flight into space, and hired a crew in the hopes of gaining superpowers. He is an HYDRA scientist who got exposed to gamma radiation while on a trip through space. The gamma radiation mutated him, giving him telekinesis. He uses his newfound power to fight the Avengers as the leader of the U-Foes. Vector is arrogant and impulsive, and prone to make snarky remarks. He is a very wealthy and successful businessman and industrialist.