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 the course of 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.
During his career, Mitch has owned commercial construction and engineering firms and is currently one of several people leading the charge on advancing the concept that properties can and should be self-aware in order to serve the people who inhabit them.
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 includes an emphasis on business management and computer science. These foci have 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.