NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, has announced that visionary technology expert and advisor Jim Hunter will join Delos as Chief Technology Officer. Hunter brings over 25 years of experience in transformative technology sectors – including specialized proficiencies in IoT and home automation.
“Since the launch of Delos, we’ve continuously recognized the significance of technology in optimizing our indoor environments to be responsive to our health and wellness needs, particularly as it relates to smart building controls and IOT,” says Delos CEO and Founder Paul Scialla. “Jim’s profound insight and years of experience in leveraging technology to improve the way we live, along with his leading voice in the industry, will be a tremendous asset as we continue to integrate and build upon the latest innovations in the spaces where we live, play, work and sleep.”
An accomplished inventor, architect, writer, speaker and entrepreneur, Hunter has managed globally successful innovation programs, patented intellectual property and launched several pioneering IoT programs. Prior to joining Delos, Hunter provided oversight for technology, architecture and innovation at Greenwave Systems, led Motorola/Google’s architecture and strategy for driving the future of the smart home and shaped a powerful standards based platform as the Founder and Chief Architect of 4Home, Inc.
“I have always had a passion for all things tech,” says Mr. Hunter. “Delos is in an amazing position to build upon their strong scientific roots and leverage technology to improve the lives of the masses. I am thrilled to join the team leading the way to healthier lives for us all.”
Delos’ wellness solutions and technologies, along with those of its wholly-owned subsidiary, the International WELL Building Institute™, which develops and delivers the WELL Building Standard™, have seen broad adoption across commercial market sectors with nearly 1,000 projects in more than 30 countries around the world — underscoring the company’s mission to marry the best innovations in technology, health, science and real estate to transform our homes, offices, schools and other indoor environments into spaces that actively contribute to human health.
Hunter will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer in August of 2018, leading all Delos’ technology efforts, including the continued integration of Delos wellness-based algorithms across technology platforms for residential and commercial environments. Hunter began his technology career as a nuclear engineer and master training specialist serving in the US Navy, earning numerous awards and certifications. An internationally-recognized spokesperson on IoT, Security, AI and Future societies globally, Hunter actively contributes published articles in leading tech publications. Hunter was recognized by Inc. as a Top 20 IoT Leader for 2017 and continues to lead IoT innovation and evangelize his vision to reduce the friction between man and machine around the world.
As the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, Delos is transforming our homes, offices, schools and other indoor environments by placing health and wellness at the center of design and construction decisions. Delos helps create spaces that actively contribute to human health, performance and wellbeing by marrying the best innovations in technology, health, science and real estate. The Delos platform includes programming, consulting, research and an array of innovative products and technologies that research suggests may improve occupant wellbeing. More information on Delos is available at www.delos.com.