We are a software engineering and drone services firm based in the Cleveland, Ohio region. Based near the shore of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga riverfront, we have a special interest in the intersection of water, land, and people in the Great Lakes region.

Our technical and research programs support customers in commercial, government, and nonprofit organizations across the United States.

Founder and President: Corey Snipes

Twomile’s founder and President -  Corey Snipes

Twomile’s founder and President is Corey Snipes. With 25 years experience in software engineering, research, and business management, Corey has a strong history of technical program design, oversight, and operations. Corey is a professional member of AIAA and RTCA.

Connect with Corey on LinkedIn and Mastodon. His personal blog is found at coreysnipes.com.

Systems Technician: Ed Kachelries

Ed Kachelries brings the diverse perspectives of global manufacturing/metallurgy, winemaking, and software excellence to the Twomile technical space. Ed and Corey work closely to design, create, evaluate, and manage technical solutions across a variety of systems and industries.

Connect with Ed on LinkedIn.

Systems Technician: Shane Friedenberg

Shane supports a variety of software and drone projects at the Twomile home office. He is expanding his experience with Python and Java, HTML/CSS, Git, databases, and software development. Shane is pursuing a Computer Science degree at the University of Denver, graduating in 2026.

Connect with Shane on LinkedIn.


Twomile supports a culture of technical benevolence through mentorship, local and global volunteerism, and contributing to open source initiatives. We are supporters of Argonaut and contributors to the OpenDroneMap project.

As members and supporters of the North Coast Drone Alliance, we are committed to safe and professional flight.  We follow local, state, and national airspace regulations in all operations.  All commercial operations are fully insured and performed by FAA Certified (Part 107) Remote Pilots.

Twomile’s founder - Corey Snipes