Dana Pillai leads Delos Labs, the research and development arm of Delos Living. Some of the products developed at the labs are the WELL Building Standard and the Stay Well hotel room program. In the process of research, Dana helps guide intellectual property development and partners with renowned scientists and institutions to keep the company abreast of developments in the field of wellness.
Prior to joining Delos, Dana was a research coordinator at Columbia University’s Earth Institute where he was instrumental in applying mapping technologies to assist the evaluation of development policies on infrastructure, education, health and agriculture. He established the Geographic Information System for the Millennium Villages Project – the flagship proof of concept vehicle for the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
Dana holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University where he was a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow. He was also a William J Clinton Fellow for Service in India. Dana and his wife, Karen, live in Rochester, Minnesota with their two sons.