Corey Snipes

Position: North Coast Drone Alliance

Corey Snipes is an aerospace software engineer, FAA-certified (Part 107) drone pilot, and OpenDroneMap contributor based in Cleveland, Ohio. He works across a variety of aviation software research projects from air traffic management to avionics to cybersecurity, many in support of the Federal Aviation Administration and NASA. His drone work focus is geomorphology and coastal resilience in the Great Lakes region. Corey is the president of the board of directors of the North Coast Drone Alliance, and oversees their meetups and public education events series. He is also the program chair for the Northeast Ohio GIS Symposium. Corey’s favorite drone is that trusty workhorse, the DJI Inspire 1