As CEO and president, Mitch Hughes leads the DSi group of companies with unique vision and passion, based on internationally recognized, award-winning excellence in innovation, technology, design, and construction. Over his forty years of experience, Mitch has been owner or partner in no fewer than ten successful technology, engineering, and construction organizations, where he has consistently shown himself to be an effective leader and forward-thinking innovator.
As the inventor of ViZZ, Mitch is currently realizing his greatest passion as he leads a unique and talented team to challenge the status quo of technology, with a focused vision of improving lives where we live, work, and play.
Mitch holds multiple board-of-director and committee seats, including formerly held seats or advisory positions with highly acclaimed groups such as the National BIM Standards Committee of the National Institute of Building Sciences, and president of the nation’s largest chapter of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineering Institute. In addition to civil engineering, Mitch’s education and experience include an emphasis on business management and computer science. This focus has equipped him with the skills to integrate innovation with positive personal interaction, impacting the individual, advancing business, and providing benefit to the community at large. Mitch is a regular speaker on the topics of computer science, construction technologies, marketing, and management, as well as having his work published in numerous magazines and trade publications. Mitch is married with three children and two grandchildren. His interests include traveling, ocean sailing, and spending time with his family.
ViZZ is transformative virtualization platform that brings to life data from various sources, creating immersive, experiential models that allow contractors, developers, prospective buyers, and investors to interact and walk-through them.